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Take the plunge with Chris Mears

Take the plunge with Chris Mears

13/09/2017 at 15:45Updated 13/09/2017 at 16:46

Need some inspiration? GB diving sensation Chris Mears might be able to help…

The Olympic gold medallist took a group of people with anxiety and stress issues, and issued them a fearsome challenge: jump off the 10-metre platform.

Mears is no stranger to struggles. He was told he would never compete again after a deliberating illness – a diagnosis he confounded by winning the men’s synchronised 3m springboard title in Rio alongside team-mate Jack Laugher.

The event, in partnership with Bridgestone, shows that anything is possible if you put your mind to it – with 53-year-old Fiona, who struggles leaving the house and meeting new people, one of many success stories.

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