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McCormick Divers Win 4 AAU National Titles

by Jessica Pollack – As originally posted on gazettessports.com

McCormick AAU National Team (L to R) Back Row: Brandon L. Lauren S. Erica C. Coach Charly Collins. Front Row: Mary S. and Jenna S.

Brandon Loschiavo and Jenna Sonnenberg dominated their age groups at the 2012 AAU Diving National Champions in Huntersville, North Carolina.  Ten-year old Sonnenberg won gold in the 10-Year-Old Girls Events on both 1-Meter and 3-Meter Springboard. Fifteen-year-old Loschiavo won gold in the 15-Year Old Boys 3-meter Springboard and the 14-15 Year Old Boys Platform event and silver in the 1-Meter 15-Year Old Boys event.

Long Beach resident, Sonnenberg, earned her highest score of the meet on an Inward one-and-one-half somersault in tuck position on the 1-Meter Springboard.  Her total score of 50.60 points is at a level of divers in much higher age groups.Read More »McCormick Divers Win 4 AAU National Titles

Long Beach Sea Festival Welcomes Clash of the Clowns Dive Show

Original article can be found here on EverythingLongBeach.com

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 www.ClashoftheClowns.com.

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