British diving prospect Jack Laugher says that he is excited to try out his new dives ahead of the World Championships in Barcelona.

The championships take place in June and Laugher has recently been preparing for them with many other members of the Great British team, including his best friend in the sport Chris Mears.

Laugher is one of British diving’s brightest talents and looking forward to competing at the world championships.

“It will be awesome competing again and being able to try out my new list of dives,” the 18-year-old told

After the world championships his attention will turn towards the Commonwealth Games, which take place in Glasgow in 2014.

Laugher said: “After the World Championship’s is the Commonwealth Games and I’m hoping to get my dives up to as good a level as possible and get a medals!”

And whilst many footballers are complaining about having to go back into their pre-season schedule at the minute, Laugher had no complaints about his training in the build-up to the competition, especially as it took place in the warmth!

”He joked: “The weather is lovely. Always nice to get a brilliant killer tan!


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