Former Aussie Olympian Alex Croak’s diving success

If there’s one sport former gymnasts seem to transition to well, diving is it. 1988 Olympic bronze medalist Phebe Mills and former Parkette standout Annie Fogarty come to mind as successful gymnasts-turned-divers.

Annie Fogarty, 2003 Podium Meet, Balance Beam:

Annie Fogarty, 2007 PIAA Championships:

Add former Australian Olympian Alex Croak to that list. Croak, who represented the Australians in Sydney, rang in the new year by winning the Australian Open Diving Championships, ABC News reported.

Alex Croak, 2000 Olympic Games Team Prelims, Floor Exercise:

One of Croak’s dives at the 2006 Commonwealth Games:

Gymnastics Coaching has more on Croak’s decision to try diving.

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2 Responses to “Former Aussie Olympian Alex Croak’s diving success”

  1. Gymnastics Coaching » Blog Archive » Australian ex-gymnast wins diving Championship Says:

    […] Former Aussie Olympian Alex Croak’s diving success « The Gymblog […]

  2. Allana Slater: Shooting for gold (literally) « The Gymblog Says:

    […] the first Australian gymnast to take up a new sport — 2000 Olympic teammate Alex Croak has switched to synchronized diving, and other 2000 Olympic teammate Trudy McIntosh nearly made the 2006 Australian Winter Olympic team […]

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