Residents of the Azores could watch a mesmerizing spectacle this week: men and women were jumping off a cliff into the Atlantic Ocean. This is how the Azores hosted the 5th round of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series from a height of 27 metres. It was almost like jumping off the mast of a VOR 65 monotype, if any of the participants of the round-the-world series would have thought of such a game. For the fifth time the victory went to the irrepressible Gary Hunt. However, the Russians are not innocent: Artem Silchenko missed the podium by 11 points and came in fourth. There are three more stages of the championship, which ends September 26 in Bilbao.
Birds? Fish? Humans!
Cliff divers in flight over the Azores