September 2015

McCormick’s Shine at Nationals and On The Small Screen

Kate at 2015 USA Diving Nationals in Orlando, FL

Kate at 2015 USA Diving Nationals in Orlando, FL

originally posted on gazettes.com

By Jo Murray
Gazette Columnist

Ten-year-old Kate Butler, representing Long Beach-based McCormick Divers, took third place on the one-meter board and fourth place on the three-meter board at the USA Diving National Junior Championships last month in Orlando, Fla.

Butler, a former Junior National balance beam champion, had been diving for a little more than a year when she entered her first Junior National diving championship. Competing in the 11 and under age group, she challenged 40 girls in the preliminary competition, 30 in the semi-finals and 12 in the finals to place on the podium in both the one- and three-meter events. Read More »McCormick’s Shine at Nationals and On The Small Screen