AN APT PUPIL BECOMES A MASTER

April 08, 1957

In the picture opposite, plying muscles trained in 15 years of work, Olympic Champion Bob Clotworthy starts his lift into a back dive. A medal winner in two Olympics, Clotworthy has turned down several job offers in favor of coaching. Clotworthy's coach, Mike Peppe, predicts Bob will be a great diving master because he has both enthusiasm and ability. Clotworthy's success as a teacher is a question for the future; his ability is demonstrated on the following pages.

SEQUENCE PICTURE SHOWS CLOTWORTHY AS HE MOVES THROUGH EACH OF THE FOUR CRITICAL PHASES OF A PERFECT REVERSE PIKE DIVE

AS SEEN FROM BELOW, PERFECT ENTRY BY CLOTWORTHY CUTS SHEER HOLE IN WATER SURFACE

SIX PHOTOSJOHN G. ZIMMERMAN AND RICHARD MEEK

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)