Stargazing

Your daily fix of celebrity news and other viral phenoms

‘Oh my God!’ Video of diver falling from 22-foot platform in Idaho goes viral

07/29/2014 8:51 AM

07/29/2014 12:12 PM

The video is only 11 seconds long, but it took less than that for a young woman to take a horrifying fall from a 22-foot diving platform at an Idaho water park.

The woman was getting ready to jump from the platform with a friend. But it looks like she changed her mind at the last second.

It was a costly mistake.

She tried to grab onto the rail but she couldn’t hold on. She slammed into the diving board below before hitting the water.

Here’s the good news: She reportedly escaped with just an injured finger.

Since being uploaded on July 12, the YouTube video posted by Katie Jorgensen and taken at Lava Hot Springs water park in Idaho, has been viewed more than 1.5 million times.

         

Videos

Join the Discussion

The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service