Brittany Viola... Daughter of World Series MVP and
Cy Young award winner Frank Viola become the youngest member
of USA Divings World Championship Team!! At just 15 years
of age and only a little over two years of training under
her belt she has risen to the top of the dive world...
The World Trials
were held in Athens, Georgia this past weekend. Brittany will
be competing in the Womans Syncro Tower event at the World
Championships this summer in Barcelona, Spain. Her Syncro
partner is 2000 Olympic Gold Medalist Laura Wilkinson!! They
paired up just two months ago to start training together...
and hope to represent the USA in the 2004 Olympics together!
Brittany will also be representing the USA at the FINA/USA
Diving Grand Prix to be held in May, in Woodlands Texas. She
qualified to compete both Individual Tower and Syncro Tower
with Laura. Laura and Brittany are 10 years apart in age...
but they have quickly become great friends and diving partners.
Laura has given Brittany such confidence to go out and perform
to her best ability!!! The rest of the World Championship
team includes, Mark Ruiz (2000 Olympian), Sara Reiling-Hildebrand(2000
Olympian), Justin Dumais, Troy Dumais, Cassandra Cardinell,
Rachelle Kunkel, and Phil Jones.