Since the remarkable introduction of High Diving in the FINA World Championships programme and crowning moment of the first-ever World champions in Barcelona (ESP) in 2013, the sport has continued to grow in popularity and attractiveness.

Two events are on the programme: a men's competition in five rounds and a women's competition in two rounds. Men perform five dives from a 27m platform while women take off from a 20m platform, exhibiting three.