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Reaching new heights - Alumni Profiles
December 2013 Issue
Ginger Huber was so high above the Barcelona harbor last summer that she took comfort from the masts of the tall ships anchored nearby. “It just seemed like you weren’t all alone up there,” says Huber (BS ’97). She then stepped to the edge of the 20-meter platform—nearly seven stories high—and dove into the murky water. Again, Huber was not alone. Three scuba divers waited for her to give them the ok sign. She came up for air after her third dive with a silver medal in the inaugural high diving event at the 2013 World Championships. “It’s exhilarating,” Huber says of the two-second plummet. “There’s a definite sense of falling and a very hard impact. “It can feel like hitting a brick wall. If you have your chin just a little bit out of place, it’ll feel like a good punch.” Huber climbed the 20 meters to the platform from which she dived during Red Bull’s first women’s cliff diving …
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