Jack Nyquist displays the championship form that won him a spot on the U.S. Junior World Team. (click for larger version)
August 22, 2012
ALPHARETTA, Ga. Diver Jack Nyquist, a senior at Alpharetta High School, is headed for Adelaide, Australia this fall where he will compete on the 3-meter board in the Junior World Championships.
A member of the Atlanta Diving Association under coach John Ames, Nyquist competed at the Junior and Senior National Championships in Greensboro, N.C. this month. He placed second on the 3-meter board, which earned him a spot on the United States' Junior World Team. He will be competing on the 3-meter board at the Junior World Championships in Adelaide in October.
Nyquist also placed fifth on the 1-meter dive at Junior Nationals and seventh on the 1-meter at Senior Nationals. He is also a three-time Georgia state AAAAA diving champion and set the Georgia record dive in the 2012 championships.