Sonnenberg Wins Springboard Title at AAU Nationals

Jenna at the ready for her dive.

by Jessica Pollack – Originally posted on

London isn’t the only place for divers to go for the gold.  McCormick diver Jenna Sonnenberg is the AAU Diving 10-year-old Girls’ National Champion in the 3-meter Springboard Competition this week in North Carolina at the 2012 AAU National Championships.

Sonnenberg earned her best scores on her back dive in pike position with 21 points before adding the degree of difficulty of 1.8.  Her most difficult dive (a front two-and-one-half somersaults in tuck position) earned her 42.90 points after adding the 2.2 degree of difficulty.  She easily surpassed the competition with 47.10 points between her and the second place finisher.

Debby McCormick, McCormick Divers owner, is especially proud of Sonnenberg’s accomplishment since she justRead More »Sonnenberg Wins Springboard Title at AAU Nationals