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While the Grunion Gazette, and all of it’s sister publications, are a good pathway to get news out to the public, we haven’t seen too much in the manner of any press about the “redirection” or “rebuilding” of Belmont Plaza Olympic Pool. However, today Bob Keisser published a story about this very subject. If you haven’t read it yet please do so here:
And please be at the City Council meeting, Tuesday Feb 12th at 5:00pm and show your support for Aquatics, Diving and McCormick Divers so that Long Beach can really be “Aquatics Capital of America”. And not just in name only.
by Jessica Pollack – Originally posted on Huntington Beach Community News
Brandon Loschiavo of McCormick Divers with the hardware from AAU Nationals.
HUNTINGTON BEACH…Brandon Loschiavo of Huntington Beach is the AAU Diving National Champion in his age group on the 3-meter Springboard for the second year in a row. In 2011, he won the 14-Year Old Boys 3-Meter Championship. This year, he stood on the winners’ podium in all three of his events adding gold in the 14-15 Year Old Boys Platform event and silver in the 1-Meter 15-Year Old Boys event to his second National’s title on the 3-Meter Springboard.
Loschiavo earned his best overall scores of the meet with his Back one-and-one-half Somersault with two-and-one-half Twists on 3-Meter for a total of 67.20 points. His highest base score overall was on a front one-and-one-half somersault off the 7.5-Meter Platform. He averaged 9 out of 10 points from all judges earning 40.5 total points for the dive.
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Tagged 1 meter, 3 meter, AAU, Belmont, Brandon, Debby, Long Beach, McCormick, McCormick Divers, platform
Almost 60 years ago, Huntington Beach resident and diving legend, Dr. Sammy Lee was in Helsinki, Finland winning his second Olympic Gold medal at the 1952 Olympic Games.
Last year, Sammy got together with a room full of diving greats from all over the U.S. to celebrate his 90th birthday. Sammy’s former student and fellow Huntington Beach resident, Debby McCormick, thought it would be fun to show a video of a Finnish Clown dive troupe she had received two years before.The room was stunned by the quality of the Jerobeam Clown Divers headed by Osmo Meskanan. Continue reading
An article that was posted last week unfortunately had some misinformation. It has been corrected on our own site and is also stated here in this article. We apologize for the error. Link to the article is below.