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