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(Insider)   Canadian diver scores 0.0 in women's 3-meter springboard competition at Tokyo Olympics. Still looked better than anything subby ever did   (insider.com) divider line
    More: Fail, Diving, Canadian diver Pamela Ware, Debut albums, Summer Olympic Games, worst-case scenario, Olympic Games, TV announcer, Ware's approach  
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1107 clicks; posted to Sports » on 02 Aug 2021 at 3:40 AM (16 weeks ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook



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2021-08-02 6:14:08 AM  
8 votes:
Fail tag should not qualify.

This is an athlete who is better than 99% of others in this event in the world.

Everyone is allowed a booboo occasionally.
 
2021-08-02 10:19:21 AM  
5 votes:

freddyV: Fail tag should not qualify.

This is an athlete who is better than 99% of others in this event in the world.

Everyone is allowed a booboo occasionally.


This is another Simone Biles event - an athlete stopped themselves from getting hurt, like every diver is taught. She was going for the most complicated dive of the event so far (3.5 diifficulty) and lost her bearings in the air and hit the end of the board incorrectly. At the angle she came off the board on the bounce, she knew she would hit the board attempting any rotation.   In addition, no matter what she did, she could not complete her scheduled dive so her score would have been multiplied by 0. She made the right decision to save her health.
 
2021-08-02 8:37:07 AM  
4 votes:
She should've turned it into a cannonball.

If you're gonna fail, fail big.
 
2021-08-02 8:48:18 AM  
4 votes:

jayphat: Trying to find video of this is in the same level as finding voter fraud in the US: there's just layer after layer of fake shiat everywhere.


Welcome to the Olympics. The ioc works very very hard to make sure you can't easily watch things
 
2021-08-02 6:24:18 AM  
3 votes:
I assume he hit the water harder then this site's paywall?
 
2021-08-02 8:20:26 AM  
3 votes:
Trying to find video of this is in the same level as finding voter fraud in the US: there's just layer after layer of fake shiat everywhere.
 
2021-08-02 9:45:36 AM  
3 votes:

solokumba: jayphat: Trying to find video of this is in the same level as finding voter fraud in the US: there's just layer after layer of fake shiat everywhere.

https://www.nbcolympics.com/videos/war​e-posts-failed-dive-3m-springboard-sem​i?chrcontext=kyma


I saw it live, but thanks for hooking up the search-challenged commenters above.

She just took a wrong step and got crossed up enough that attempting the dive might have gotten her hurt. Bad time for a bad mistake, but what are you gonna do.
 
2021-08-02 9:01:01 AM  
2 votes:

jayphat: Trying to find video of this is in the same level as finding voter fraud in the US: there's just layer after layer of fake shiat everywhere.


https://www.nbcolympics.com/videos/wa​r​e-posts-failed-dive-3m-springboard-sem​i?chrcontext=kyma
 
2021-08-02 10:40:28 AM  
2 votes:

freddyV: Fail tag should not qualify.

This is an athlete who is better than 99% of others in this event in the world.

Everyone is allowed a booboo occasionally.


Sometimes the white knighting on this site gets out of control.

It's called a "failed dive" by the English speaking diving community.  It was described as a "failed dive" by the live commentators.  It's generally been described as a "failed dive" by the media afterwards.  So using the Fail tag seems pretty damn reasonable.

People are allowed to make basic observations of the performance of athletes in their sporting events.
 
2021-08-02 4:54:51 AM  
1 vote:
Dude in one of the synchro events pretty much belly flopped. It was counted as "no dive", which I assume is the same as a 0. I'd guess there's at least a couple more over all the events that have managed a 0 at some point.

But like subby it's still better than anything I could ever do. Not sure I ever did more than the "tip into the pool off the side" move.
 
2021-08-02 7:15:44 AM  
1 vote:
Couldn't be worse for Ware
 
2021-08-02 8:17:55 AM  
1 vote:
Agony of defeet
 
2021-08-02 8:47:41 AM  
1 vote:

freddyV: Fail tag should not qualify.

This is an athlete who is better than 99% of others in this event in the world.

Everyone is allowed a booboo occasionally.


There is no Reset button in Tokyo.
 
2021-08-02 11:59:57 AM  
1 vote:
She should have tried to make up for it on her next dive by attempting the Triple Lindy.
 
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