A professional diver jumps from the balcony of an Italian cliff
A video of Canadian diver Molly Carlson taking a terrifying jump from the balcony of an Italian cliff is going viral online. The athlete’s diving prowess is what makes this video so fascinating to watch. Carlson is seen in the opening of the video looking out from the balcony of an apartment building. Then, after explaining what she is about to do, she jumps into the water.
Molly Carlson is a member of Canada’s High Performance Diving Team. She started out as a gymnast before switching to diving at the age of nine in 2008.
“DIVING FROM AN ITALIAN BALCONY? Of course, why not. What a great start for the event here in Italy! One of my favorite places to jump. Thanks to @redbullitalia [Red Bull Italia] for befriending the owner of this beautiful home,” Molly wrote in the caption and uploaded the video.
The video has been viewed more than 686,000 times, liked by 23,000 people and received many reactions.
People were amazed to see the perfect dive and praised Molly for attempting such a dangerous task.
Many people couldn’t help but mention how thrilling the feat was.
“This is how you dive into the weekend in style,” one Instagram user wrote.
One user commented, “Damn, Molly. You make me nervous!!!”
A fan asked about her previous injury and wrote, “How is your knee healing?”
Another amazed user commented, “I don’t even know what to say anymore.”
“I love your videos, but they terrify me too. I get dizzy,” another fan posted.