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 Group USA’s squad with a win within the blended synchronized 3-meter occasion, Ryan scored 776.90 within the 1-meter springboard closing 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 blended 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] blended 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 this planet do, so I’m enthusiastic about coming into that stage with a level of issue edge — however largely I’m simply blissful to have certified and to have the prospect to characterize my nation.”
Reflecting on his recently-completed sophomore season within the NCAA, one second particularly sprang to thoughts as a spotlight: the 1-meter occasion on the 2023 NCAA Division I Males’s Swimming & Diving Championships by which Ryan received bronze to present the Cardinal its sole medal of the meet.
“Virtually all the crew 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.”