1990 U.S. Diving Masters National Indoor Diving Championships, April 28-30, 1990, Montgomery Aquatic Center, Bethesda, MD. Bob Ketrick, Bridget and John Walsh, meet directors. This was the first masters diving championship of the new decade. It was attended by almost 80 divers from around the world, and dedicated to Bill and Carol McAlister, who were honored for their many years of work and participation in the Masters Diving Program. Felix Grossman presented the McAlisters with a special bronzed “Fence Post” award.
2nd CAN-AM Masters International Diving Championships
1990 2nd CAN-AM Masters International Diving Championships, June 8-9,1990, Kinsman Sport Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Steve and Helen Greymorning, meet directors. 24 Canadian National and 6 World records were set.
III FINA/MSI WORLD MASTERS SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS
1990 III FINA/MSI WORLD MASTERS SWIMMING AND DIVING CHAMPIONSHIPS, held August 6-13, 1990, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Mr. Sylvio Kelly Dos Santos,Chairman. Diving held at the Fluminense F.C. Swimming Center, August 7,8, and 9, 1990. 42 divers participated. FINA rules and format.
1990 U.S. Diving Masters Outdoor National Championships, held August 24-26, 1990, Shaw Pool, Clayton Missouri. Kevi Harwood, meet director, assisted by Dave Ardrey and Brian Baggett. This was the last big meet of the 1990 season and was attended by over 83 divers from around the world.
1991 U.S. Diving Masters Indoor National Invitational Championships,held April 27, 28 and 29 1991, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. Tom and Carol Kough, Meet Directors, Chris Curry, Meet Manager. This meet was attended by over 85 divers from around the world, including for the first time ever 5 divers from the Soviet Union. Several new world records were set. Invitational has been added to the meet title to conform to new rule changes.
3rd CAN-AM/Sun Life Masters Invitational Diving Championships
1991 3rd CAN-AM/Sun Life Masters Invitational Diving Championships, held June 7-9, 1991 at the Kinsman Sport Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Steve and Helen Greymorning, meet directors. About 30 divers from the USA, Canada, China and Australia participated. 25 Canadien national and 10 new world records were set. Included was a special Artistic Event dives 101, 201, 301, 401 and 5111, any position, all one meter.
4th Pan Pacific Masters World Aquatic Games, Diving Championships
1991 4th Pan Pacific Masters World Aquatic Games, Diving Championships, held July 16 and 17, 1991, Yoyogi 1964 Olympic Swim Stadium, Tokyo, Japan. Japan Masters Swimming Association, Meet Directors. There was no tower event and the springboard format was changed to conform to 1991 FINA rules. Therefore, there will be some new records under this format.
1991 U.S. Diving Masters Outdoor Invitational Championships, held August 23-25, 1991, SMU pool, Dallas, TX. Joan Schalk, meet director, Cheril Santini, Liz Kraft and Jim Stillson, meet managers. Approximately 100 divers participated in this last big meet of the 1991 season. We saw some old faces and are being to see alot of new faces from the Seniors program, as the “fence” is now down. We continue to “fine tune” the rules to reflect certain conformity with FINA, while attempting to keep our own unique U.S. Masters format.
1992 U.S. Diving Masters Indoor National Invitational Championships, held April 25-27, 1992, Shroeder Pool, Brown Deer (Milwaukee) Wisc. Ray Klitzke, meet director, Jeff Cox, meet manager. Otherwise known as the “Black and Blue” Nationals because so many prominent divers were either injured or otherwise unable to compete. Approximately 67 divers competed in this event, held at the site of the 1984 Indoors.
The 1992 U.S. Masters National Outdoor Invitational Diving Championships were held at the AAF Rose Bowl Aquatics Center, Pasadena, California, August 28, 29 and 30, 1992. Felix Grossman, meet director. Van Austin, Mark and Kathy Dumais and staff, meet managers. The hotel headquarters was the beautiful Ritz Carlton Huntington and this was the finest hotel we have ever stayed in. There were many new innovations for which we thank Felix and those who assisted him. We had over 116+ divers, the largest entry field to date for a national championship.
IVth World Masters Swimming and Diving Championships
The IVth World Masters Swimming and Diving Championships were held at the site of the 1992 Olympic trials, Indianapolis, Indiana, June 26-28, 1992. Don Leas, Eldon Godfrey, Dottie Schaffer and Heidi Neuberger, meet directors/managers. Judges/Referees: (USA) Hobie Billingsley, Jeff Peiper, Tom Stahlut, John Wingfield, Don Leas, Jack Mayfield, Stan Randall, Frederick Fox, Fletcher Graham, Laura Breece, Peter Teagarden, Julian Krug, Felix Grossman, Ed Craren, Joan Chalkley, Jennifer Mangum; (NOR) Grunde and Jon Vegard; (GER) Siegfried Ehrentraut, Rudy and Waldtraut Oerter, Rene Weber, Hans Kruska; (AUS) Alan and Aniella Plowman; (FIN) Birger Kivela, Tarja Liljestrom; (CAN) Eldon Godfrey, Gilles Desgagnes, Fernando Henderson, Richard LeBlanc. (New formats, new records).
Canadien Summer Games
The 1993 U.S. Masters National Indoor Invitational Diving Championships were held at the Tualatin Hills Dive Club, Beaverton, Oregon, April 24-26, 1993. Bonnie Eisler and Ron Piemonte, meet directors, John Hallimen, meet manager. Approximately 69 divers attended this event at the site of the 1985 Indoor Nationals
Approximately 100 divers attended the 1993 U.S. Masters National Outdoor Invitational Diving Championships, held at The Woodlands Aquatic Center, Houston, Texas. Dr. Lori Hillman, meet director. Ken Armstrong and Millie Rivera, meet managers. This was the fifth time since 1977 the Woodlands has hosted this meet, as either an indoor or outdoor event.
4th Can-Am Masters International Diving Invitational
Results of the 4th Can-Am Masters International Diving Invitational, held June 25-27, 1993 at the Lindsay Park Sports Center, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Tanis Humphrey, meet manager. Steve Greymorning, meet director.
Vth Pan Pacific Masters Swimming and Diving Championships
The Vth Pan Pacific Masters Swimming and Diving Championships were held at the Te Rapa Pool, Hamilton, New Zealand, April 16 and l7, 1993. Due to closeness of this meet to our national championships and the great distance needed to travel, there were only 20 divers, mostly from the Far East and Down Under.
The 1994 U.S. Masters National Indoor Invitational Diving Championships were held at the Lancaster Aquatic Center, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, April 30-May 2, 1994. Mike Lyden, meet director. Wynn Paul, Susan Hope and Letitia Hollingsworth meet managers.
Approximately 99 divers attended the 1994 U.S. Masters National Outdoor Invitational Diving Championships, held at the International Swimming Hall of Fame pool, August 23-25, 1994. Mark Voet, Michelle Mitchell Rocha and staff, meet directors.
Vth World Masters Diving Championships
The Vth World Masters Diving Championships were held at the Claude Robillard Sports Complex, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, July 7-10, 1994. Gilles Desgagnes and staff, meet managers. Birger Kivela, meet director. Latest FINA rules applied. Approximately 106 divers participated.
Third Masters World Games
The Third Masters World Games diving competition was held at the Chandler Swimming and Diving Complex, Brisbane, Australia, September 28-30, 1994. Terry Harte, President, Australian Diving Association, honorary meet director; The Queensland Diving Association and staff, meet managers. This was the site of the 1988 2nd World Masters Aquatics. These World Masters Games were supposed to be held in Minneapolis, Minn. last year and were cancelled for lack of financial support. Australia picked them up and reports had over 23,000 athletes from over 69 countries in attendance, more than Toronto and Denmark combined. 64 divers participated. Thanks, Aussies/Mates, for the great job.