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Congrats Deron !

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Walrus

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Don't know if anyone has already posted this but.....
DB's very own Deron Verbeck has placed third overall at Cyprus !

Congrats Deron ! :D :D
Way to kick some butt !
The only 2 people to place above him are 2 world record holders/setters Martin and Carlos. This was a comp with all the big boys present so to place so high is just amazing. It's a pity I wasn't there in person to see it. I still don't know what the statics results were, anyone know what Deron got in the statics ?

He must have well over 130 points or something ? Deron is hands down the best ever competition diver from the US. And my new hero. :inlove :D


Cheers,
Wal
 
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loopy

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Originally posted by Walrus
And my new hero. :inlove

He's not lying either... we'll be practising statics in the pool, and he'll look at me and say 'Now I want you to do 7 minutes'. I'll say to him 'You'll be lucky if I do 5' and he looks all sad and mumbles under his breath 'But Deron can do 7...'

:D

Well done big fella!! :)
 

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I'm glad someone finally said it walrus! I am very excited for Deron and dying to know what his static was--Deron can you please shed some light as I am starting to think we will never get the results any other way? Congrats again and much aloha, Arlene
 

Bill

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A little birdy told me 6:51 for Deron. For a tiny team, almost half way around the world in the other guys back yard this time, the US did very good. One unreal performance that I want to confirm before I say anything.
Bill
 

DSV

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Hi Guys,

Just a short post because I'm in a hurry to go to town with Matt, Annabel and Jessy.

My time was 6:51 and a new US record.

Annabel did a 5:57 and also a new US record.

Thanks for all the kind words and I'll write a longer post when I get back to Kona.


Thanks again.

DSV
 
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ivan

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hi

Congrats Deron that is a huge competition static your really mixing it with the big boys :cool:

cheers
 

groats

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6:51

Congrats, think that`s worth a leetle beet of kahma...

Joe
 
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