This podcast, hosted by Max Showalter, takes you behind the scenes and into the minds of the best divers in the U.S. In this podcast, Max will discuss their journey to becoming an elite diver as well as highlight how their own personal stories has shaped them.
The Line Up- Episode Three: Murphy Bromberg, Adversity is my Middle Name
Murphy Bromberg has been the diver to beat since she was coming up the Junior ranks. After heartbreakingly missing the 2016 Olympic Games, she shifted her focus towards the future. In 2019, she won the NCAA National Championships on the 10m platform and earned the bronze medal at the 2019 FINA World Championships in the 10m synchro with partner Katrina Young. In this episode, Murphy talks about overcoming challenges throughout her career, how her mindset has helped her and more.
The Line Up- Episode Two: Joey Cifelli, Rivalries over the Rainbow
In this special Pride Month episode of The Line Up, Max Showalter interviews long-time synchro partner and best friend Joey Cifelli. While Max and Joey have dove together since they were 14, it hasn't always been smooth sailing for the pair. From overcoming a deep-seated rivalry to becoming best friends and each other's biggest supporters they have shared a lot. Together, Max and Joey share their stories about growing up in USA Diving's junior programs, diving in college, transforming their rivalry into a meaningful friendship, their very different stories of coming out as gay and how the diving community has uplifted them and been a safe space for them through it all. Thank you to both Max and Joey for being so candid and allowing us to be a part of your journey.
The Line Up- Episode One: David Boudia: Inside the Mind of A Champion
In the first episode of The Line Up, host Max Showalter talks to Four-Time Olympic Medalist, David Boudia about everything from his favorite dives to his work ethic and how he stays focused during competitions. This podcast will air twice per month so be sure to check back for new episodes often.