Diving champ David Boudia on winning gold
Olympic athlete crashes the curvy couch
- Duration 4:40
- Date Aug 14, 2012
Olympic athlete crashes the curvy couch
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He did what no American man has been able to -- 1988 in -- captured the gold in the ten meter platform -- and now.
Gold medalist diver David but diet is during its right now on the -- -- -- -- thank you very and I look at it any better running any.
He brought a hardware are brought to tell us what that's like this -- Every time people all of these they're surprised.
They are extremely haven't heard of the heaviest medals that you know that have produced so -- -- -- how much it.
Actual goal -- and I idea no clue no idea.
But if there's Morton -- There's actually more bronze in this.
-- in these are incredible I never expected to walk away from the Olympic Games in 2012 with two of these -- a lot of gold -- loses.
But larger in numbers and -- have tickets.
Actually I think it's a fascinating you don't look at the scores of your -- yeah so you you are not doing so what effect you just didn't make it out of the first round you're you're dead last.
How about that for drama and the story is spaces today I never expected.
May have been in touch tone -- by.
I found myself right on the -- eighteenth and then -- -- -- how to get a little wake up call you know the next morning.
I haven't changed their routine a little bit but that means that 60% mental sport so it's all about your mental preparation and so.
That's what was so special about the finals was not known -- place and I think -- a while so relax listen but the mental state we talked about earlier.
Have you been afraid of -- Are you -- ironic kind you know at ten meter diver thirty feet up at 33 it.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Not common is it -- Yacht charters only sync it up there and you look down and it's you know through storms those other team overcome it how did you do it on besides just -- it.
Yeah -- it so much support has been poured out in the one got angrier and -- back till I -- discussions -- -- suggests that dropped.
God does not to yourself.
Now the sitting down with a notepad to the figures the dives and then you know before I don't accidentally done -- -- thousand times on paper and in my head so.
Housing she obstacle adverse situation overcome like that's so amazing I used visualization can secure that so much successful people not having seen themselves doing it.
Before they actually it's still to have the skills to actually -- rookie of heated obviously unite your body has to -- physically but unity.
A lot of athletes work on their mental game and that's why you see you know some go above and beyond and it's special to have you know that sort of support for that.
I like the way when you're talking you can -- hear that in English.
Like ice in a glass -- -- -- is that we have a phone -- wonder what they're drink it but it but you also had a little help you had a mentor.
Somebody who knew exactly what it was like to be on the top of that 33 foot platform he knew exactly -- -- -- like Greg Louganis.
Greg -- legend 1988 Olympics 84881.
You know Vogel of the votes than what honored to have someone like -- Olympic legend and the spotted dining in is giving us it was -- -- His experiences and.
No betterment toward to have that it didn't he famously hit his head on the platform and one of -- -- -- -- on those gray areas the -- in his head that.
You know talk about adversity he hit his head in the preliminaries.
Useless flew by the -- owners made it through and then came back that night to -- -- -- so.
There's just been so much drama had gotten lately it's it's incredible credits and there's still such a young man I mean you're 23 years old and he got -- you're you're at Purdue a premium or not you're gonna be getting worried this is an incredibly -- top 2012.
Did you -- the Olympics -- -- -- marriage pots -- you think you're afraid of heights before now marriage congratulations.
Thank you -- at night club night says when the facility and what about four years from now you think you're gonna be back cut 33 feet above some water somewhere down in Rio.
I'm predicting that.
I might make -- come back -- take four months off never done that not.
My career so I'll take four months target married in July marriage life was sunny and you know reevaluated -- Maybe Syria -- the future fantastic and I congratulate regulators much -- -- done us proud Natalie.
Where he is very -- and good luck thank you.
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That game to England -- he'll look you can't let us.