Rising from the 2023 USA Diving Nationwide Championships because the winner of the boys’s 1-meter springboard, the Cardinal’s sophomore diver Jack Ryan added one other occasion to his lineup for the 2023 World Aquatics Championships this summer season.
Having already secured his spot on Crew USA’s squad with a win within the combined synchronized 3-meter occasion, Ryan scored 776.90 within the 1-meter springboard remaining on Could 20 to be topped nationwide champion, profitable by a 30-point margin.
The sophomore placed on an altogether sturdy displaying in West Virginia, additionally grabbing sixth place within the males’s synchronized 3-meter springboard and fourth place within the particular person 3-meter springboard.
Ryan confirmed that he would compete in each the boys’s 1-meter springboard and combined synchronized 3-meter occasions on the upcoming World Championships in Fukuoka, Japan this summer season from July 14-22. He additionally hopes to journey to Santiago, Chile in late October for the Pan American Championships.
“[The] combined 3m is certainly the stronger occasion for me, in my view,” Ryan stated. “Krysta [Palmer, Ryan’s partner in the event] and I do a dive collectively that I believe just one or two different groups on the planet do, so I’m enthusiastic about coming into that stage with a level of problem edge — however largely I’m simply joyful to have certified and to have the possibility to symbolize my nation.”
Reflecting on his recently-completed sophomore season within the NCAA, one second specifically sprang to thoughts as a spotlight: the 1-meter occasion on the 2023 NCAA Division I Males’s Swimming & Diving Championships, wherein Ryan gained bronze to present the Cardinal its sole medal of the meet.
“Virtually your entire group confirmed as much as cheer me on,” Ryan stated. “Popping out of the water after every dive and listening to them go loopy made it my favourite occasion by far.”