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Jonathan
Paredes
MexicoMexico, MEX
High diving

Biography

Further Personal Information

Date of birth
14 August 1989
Height
165 cm
Weight
62 kg
Family
Wife Noelia
Residence
Madrid, ESP
Occupation
Athlete
Languages
English, Spanish

Sport Specific Information

When and where did you begin this sport?
He took up high diving in 2005, have previously competed in traditional diving since age six.
Why this sport?
He was invited to perform at a diving show in an amusement park in Mexico City, Mexico. He later was encouraged to become a professional diver.
Name of coach
Orlando Duque [personal], COL

General Interest

Nicknames
Jonny (Facebook profile, 18 Jan 2017)
Hobbies
Watching football, going to the cinema, listening to hip-hop music. (24-horas.mx, 14 Jul 2016)
Hero / Idol
Colombian high diver and coach Orlando Duque. (redbullcliffdiving.com, 17 Feb 2016)
Sporting philosophy / motto
"Be a better athlete, be a better person." (redbullcliffdiving.com, 17 Feb 2016)
Ambitions
To become the number one ranked high diver in the world and to compete in high diving at the Olympic Games. (milenio.com, 14 Jul 2016)