Due to unforeseen circumstances, the location for the Irish stop of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series has changed. The event will now take place in Dún Laoghaire Harbour on 11th and 12th May 2019.
Those who had purchased tickets for Grand Canal Square will be contacted directly today to a arrange full refund. The World Series event in Dún Laoghaire will be a free family event and tickets will not be required.
Dublin will host one of the seven stops of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2019, when the world’s elite male and female divers will return to Ireland.
Hosted three times previously on Inis Mór, this is the first time the World Series event will be held in the capital, with tens of thousands expected to attend this dramatic competition.
Record champions Rhiannan Iffland (AUS) and Gary Hunt (GBR) are among the field of divers from 18 nationalities embarking on the tour.
Soaring from heights of up to 27m at speeds in excess of 85km/h, with no protection except their concentration, skill and physical control, the athletes will compete for the glorious King Kahekili Trophy.
About Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2019
Since 2009, the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series has provided a platform for aesthetic free-falls and dives of ever-growing complexity, spotlighting the sport’s finest athletes as well as the most promising talents and in 2014 it introduced a Women’s World Series.
In its 11th season, the sport's best athletes will once again leap, twist and somersault from breathtaking heights with no protection, except their concentration, skill and physical control during seven demanding competitions around the world.
Between April and September, this pure extreme sport will hit waters in natural and urban environments as well as remote and iconic venues at oceans and rivers across Asia, Europe and the Middle East to crown two new champions.
Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series 2019 - Locations
- April 13 – El Nido, Palawaan, Philippines - NEW
- May 12 – Dún Laoghaire Harbour, Co. Dublin, Ireland - NEW
- June 02 – Polignano a Mare, Italy
- June 22 – São Miguel, Azores, Portugal
- July 14 – Beirut, Lebanon - NEW
- August 24 – Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
- September 14 – Bilbao, Spain