XI’AN, CHINA – With the upcoming World Aquatics Diving World Cup 2024 Super Final as a backdrop, World Aquatics and Duraflex have announced that all upcoming international diving  and high diving competitions will have the highest quality equipment.

Under the Official Supplier contract, Duraflex will supply diving boards, dry land training equipment, and related diving equipment to numerous aquatics competitions, including the World Aquatics Championships, World Aquatics Masters Championships, World Aquatics Diving World Cups, World Aquatics High Diving World Cups, World Junior Diving Championships, and all World Aquatics Recognised Diving Events.

Duraflex has been a World Aquatics Official Supplier since 2012.

World Aquatics President Husain Al-Musallam stated: “World Aquatics is extremely proud of our longstanding collaboration with Duraflex. With the company’s founding in competitive diving, Duraflex has the experience, people and passion to stay at the cutting edge of sports innovation. They recognise the need for divers to have the best possible equipment to both train on and compete with at our events. This enables a level playing field and allows all divers to consistently perform at their best. We look forward to our continued collaboration in the years ahead.”

Image Source: Team GB's Lois Toulson competes at the World Aquatics Championships - Doha 2024 (Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

The full array of equipment Duraflex will supply to these events includes diving boards; diving board stands; diving board parts, products and equipment; and diving dry land equipment, including, but not limited to spotting belts, twisting belts, spotting ropes, spotting rigs, stretching mats, tumbling mats, practice mats, throw mats, landing pits, training mats, trampolines, trampoline beds and springs, somersault chairs, portable dryland stands, stall bars, tumble tracks, foam cubes, chin-up bars and handstand trainers.

In addition to providing equipment, Duraflex will also provide investment into the World Aquatics Scholarship Programme, ensuring that elite athletes of the future are provided with the best opportunity to develop their talent and perform to the best of their ability in the fairest of conditions.

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“On behalf of myself and the entire Duraflex team we are thrilled to share the exciting news of our contract renewal with World Aquatics, extending our suppliership through the Los Angeles 2028 Olympic Games,” said Duraflex CEO Mark Pyatt. “As we continue our journey together, we are honoured to have been appointed as the Official Supplier of diving equipment and now dryland equipment, further solidifying our commitment to supporting athletes in their training endeavours beyond the water.

“Working alongside World Aquatics has always been a source of immense pride for us,” added CEO Pyatt. “Together, we have achieved remarkable milestones, and we eagerly anticipate the opportunities that lie ahead.

“We extend our sincere gratitude to World Aquatics for their continued confidence in our products and services. Here's to a bright and prosperous future, filled with shared achievements and memorable moments.”