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MUSIC: Eye Of The Tiger by Survivor
OK, so not the greatest dive in the world, and it's pretty fair to
say I'm not nearly ready to dive off a board that high.
But I do know someone who is.
This brave young man is Matthew Dixon.
He's won 19 diving medals in various national competitions
and, at just 14 years old, he's already earned a spot on the
England team, making his debut at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.
Watch out, Tom Daley, Matthew's hot on your heels.
I really am scared about doing anything headfirst.
It doesn't make sense to me.
Do you have any tips on how I should possibly handle that?
Basically, you just have to hold your nerve,
start from the lower boards, gradually build up the height.
Keep nice and tight and try not to land on your belly.
I think that might happen, you know.
To avoid any more bad diving from me,
I'll be trained by Andy, one of Matthew's coaches.
And first up is the one metre platform.
Hands grabbed, bend right down. Squeeze those ears tight,
look towards the blue line there. Onto your toes first.
Fall and stretch.
That's great, I couldn't have asked for it any better than that.
Time to tackle the three metre dive.
Hands grabbed, arms out.
Get those arms up a little bit
so you're stretching towards the middle there. Onto your toes.
Fall and stretch.
Almost perfect, but you just had the legs doing this.
-I'll take it though.
-Legs nice together.
It landed the right way up, but it didn't hurt.
It was a good dive.
Five metres, here I come.
This one's a bit higher, so Matthew showed me how it's done.
Oh, hang on a minute.
This is much higher than I thought.
You've just got to do more to build up your confidence.
Every single one of these dives is a challenge,
every single one of them.
And now it's time for the next level.
Matthew takes me up to the seven and a half metre platform.
Oh, my goodness gracious.
Suddenly, disaster strikes -
I've lost all my confidence,
and the fear's really taken over.
Have you seen how high this is?
That's the whole idea of diving, just to overcome your fears.
I think I might have met my match.
My confidence is knocked,
but I just have to see how scary the ten metre platform is.
I can't get over this.
Headfirst off this.
Matthew, how are you so comfortable up here?
You're smiling, you're close to the edge. How?
Basically, you can stand forwards...
..you can stand backwards, and then you just take off.
Did you see that?
How am I ever going to jump off here?
I need to sleep on this and come back tomorrow.
Yesterday was such a rollercoaster for me.
I had the most brilliant highs, but equally, the most frustrating lows
and I just can't see how I'm going to get higher than five metres.
But, Matthew and Andy might have just come up with a solution.
We've got a new idea and I like doing it because it's really fun
and it's called the sitting-back summy.
It's just a little bit scary
because you're going to be going off backwards.
Andy's also got another trick up his sleeve - the bubble machine.
It breaks up the surface tension of the water so the dive doesn't
sting as much, which makes it a little bit less scary too.
Rock forwards and big pull.
Yes, we're in business.
By working my way up each level, I think my confidence is coming back.
I saw the bubbles.
OK. It's now or never.
Ten metres, here I come.
Let me just get this straight.
You and I are going to go off this together?
-We've just got to do it, don't we?
-As ready as I'll ever be.
Right, let's go.
You can do this.
I did it!
Matthew, yes! Oh, that was good.
And here it is one last time.
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