Friday, August 12, 2022

Dragon Diver Earns USA Junior World Championship Invite

Bryce Klein, a senior diver at Carroll Senior High School and former state champion, is one of 18 divers selected to represent the USA at the Junior World Championship. The meet is set for Oct. 8-13 in Adelaide, Australia. Klein will compete in both the 1-meter and 3-meter springboard events.

Klein also holds fourth place in the Men’s 3-Meter Synchronized Springboard event with Bradley Christensen and 19th place in the Men’s 3-Meter Springboard event at the US Olympic Trials. Klein is also a district, regional and sstate Champion holding many record breaking titles. In February 2012, Klein was the youngest of 13 divers who qualified for the USA Grand Prix International Meet in Rostock, Germany. He finished 10th in the meet. He is also a member of the 2016 Olympic Training Team.

From 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Aug. 29, you can catch Klein diving in the competition where he was selected to represent the USA on NBC Sports Network.

Dragon Diver Finishes 10th At Olympic Trials

Dragon diver Bryce Klein

Southlake divers Bryce Klein and Bradley Christensen finished fourth overall in the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in the Men’s Synchronized 3-Meter Springboard event. The finals took place Friday, June 22 and the duo was placed in fifth going in. The top three finishers ahead of Klein and Christensen have previously been in the Olympics or were NCAA winners.

Christensen is a senior-to-be at Argyle Liberty Christian and dives for GC Divers with Klein. Both are set to graduate high school in 2013. Klein, a senior-to-be at Carroll and former state diving champion, also competed individually in the finals for the U.S. Olympic Trials in diving. Going into the 3-Meter Springboard, he was in 16th place and finished 10th overall. Carroll diving coach Carolyn Hyorchuk said Klein will set his sights on the next Olympics in four years.


Carroll Diver Vying For Olympic Berth

Dragon diver Bryce Klein

Carroll soon-to-be senior diver Bryce Klein competed in the 3-Meter Dive during the Olympic Trials Wednesday night. The Olympic Trials diving are being held in Federal Way, Wash.

Klein was in 17th place going into the semfinal round and moved up to 8th place Wednesday night to reach the finals. The top 12 compete in the finals Sunday, June 24 — only two qualify for the Olympics. Klein, 17, is the youngest and the only high school diver that reached the finals. He is also competing in the Synchronized 3-Meter during the trials and is currently in fifth place heading into the finals on Friday.

NBC will televise the finals. NBC Sports will air the Synchronized Finals at 10 p.m. Friday and NBC will air the 3-Meter Finals at 2 p.m. Sunday.