McCormick Divers Advance to West Championships

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By Jessica Pollack

Four Long Beach based McCormick Divers returned victorious from the U.S. Diving Spring Region 9 Championships in Tucson, Arizona.  Each of the four divers earned a place at the West National Championships next month in Oklahoma.

The youngest qualifiers are both nine-year-old Long Beach residents. Griffin Small will compete on both 1-meter and 3-meter springboard in the Boys 11&under age group.  He earned his top scores on his inward somersault in tuck position on 1-meter and inward dive in pike position on the 3-meter springboard.  Jenna Sonnenberg earned the highest placeRead More »McCormick Divers Advance to West Championships

Long Beach Sea Festival Welcomes Clash of the Clowns Dive Show

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McCormick Divers Booster Club presents the most exciting event to hit Long Beach’s Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool since it opened for the 1968 Olympic Trials.  Finland’s Jerobeam Clown Dive Team, the modestly self-proclaimed “World’s Best Clown Dive Team” is traveling to Long Beach August 19, 20, and 21, 2011 to perform for the Clash of the Clowns an official event of Long Beach Sea Festival.  The team regularly performs to sell-out crowds throughout Europe.  Troupe leader, Osmo Meskanen says the divers are thrilled to bring his team to the U.S. for the McCormick Fundraiser.  Troupe video and parody material are available at

McCormick Divers has a limited numbers of free tickets for Community Day show Friday August 19th, at 1pm.  This show is open to all local media, charity and community groups free including Military, public service, community service, day camp, disabled and other groups.  Some of the groupsRead More »Long Beach Sea Festival Welcomes Clash of the Clowns Dive Show