David Boudia

Height: 5’ 9”
Birthdate: April 24, 1989
Birthplace: Abilene, Texas
Hometown: Noblesville, Ind.
Current Residence: West Lafayette, Ind.
Education: Purdue University (Communications, 2013)
Club: Boiler Diving
Coach: Adam Soldati
National Team: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014

 

Biography

The son of Jim and Sheilagh Boudia, David has two sisters, Shaila and Shauni. In October 2012, he married his wife, Sonnie. He enjoys anything competitive (football, basketball, soccer, etc.), reading, video games, and hanging out with friends. He has been diving since 2000, and learned under Olympic coach John Wingfield up until moving on to Purdue in the fall of 2008. David’s ultimate goal is to win an Olympic gold medal, which he accomplished at the London Games. His favorite dive is 109C.

Career Highlights
2012 U.S. Olympic Team
- Gold medalist, men’s 10-meter; bronze medalist, men’s synchronized 10-meter
2008 U.S. Olympic Team

National

  • 18-time national champion
  • 2010 USA Diving Winter National Championships (1st on 10-meter, synchronized 10-meter)
  • 2010 AT&T National Diving Championships (1st on 10-meter, synchronized 10-meter)
  • 2011 USA Diving Winter National Championships (1st on 10-meter, synchronized 10-meter)
  • 2012 USA Diving Winter National Championships (1st on 10-meter, synchronized 10-meter)
  • 2013 USA Diving Winter National Championships (1st on 3-meter, synchronized 3-meter)
  • 2012 and 2008 U.S. Olympic Team member (10-meter, synchronized 10-meter)
  • 2012 and 2008 U.S. Olympic Trials 10-meter champion
  • 2006 Speedo U.S. Open (gold medalist on 10-meter, synchronized 10-meter)
  • 2004 U.S. Olympic Team Trials (3rd on synchronized 10-meter)

International

Synchronized diving

  • 2012 Olympic Games – bronze with Nick McCrory, synchro 10-meter
  • 2012 FINA World Series (Mexico) – gold with Nick McCrory, synchro 10-meter
  • 2012 FINA World Series (Russia) – silver with Nick McCrory, synchro 10-meter
  • 2011 FINA World Series (Mexico) – silver with Thomas Finchum, synchro 10-meter
  • 2010 AT&T USA Diving Grand Prix – gold with Nick McCrory, synchro 10-meter
  • 2009 FINA World Championships – silver with Thomas Finchum, synchro 10-meter
  • 2009 – FINA World Series (Mexico City) – bronze with Thomas Finchum, synchro 10-meter
  • 2009 AT&T USA Diving Grand Prix: gold with Thomas Finchum, synchro 10-meter
  • 2006-2008 – medaled in 14 international meets (including 10 consecutive) on synchronized 10-meter with Thomas Finchum, including gold at the 2007 Pan American Games and 2007 AT&T USA Diving Grand Prix
  • Fifth at the 2008 Olympic Games with Thomas Finchum
  • Bronze Medalist at the 2012 Olympic Games with Nick McCrory

Individual

  • 2013 FINA World Championships – silver medalist on 10-meter (first American male since 1986 to medal on the event at back-to-back World Championships)
  • 2012 Olympic Games – gold medalist on 10-meter
  • 2012 FINA World Series – silver medalist on 10-meter (Mexico), bronze medalist on 10-meter in (Dubai and Moscow)
  • 2011 FINA World Championships – silver medalist on 10-meter (first U.S. male to medal on that event at worlds in 25 years)
  • 2011 FINA World Series – bronze medalist on 10-meter (Great Britain)
  • 2010 FINA World Series – silver medalist on 10-meter (Mexico)
  • 2009 FINA World Championships – sixth on 10-meter (best U.S. finish on men’s 10-meter at World Championships since 1998)
  • 2008 FINA Diving World Cup – bronze medalist 10-meter
  • 2008 FINA Diving World Series (Mexico) – silver medalist on 10-meter
  • 2008 Olympic Games – 10th on 10-meter, his list had the highest degree of difficulty in the finals

Notes

  • Five-time USA Diving Athlete of the Year (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Had the highest degree of difficulty in the men’s platform finals in the 2008 Olympic Games
  • Broke his own American record with 605.40 points at the 2010 AT&T National Diving Championships to become the first U.S. diver to score more than 600 points on 10-meter under the current scoring format
  • Earned at least one 10 on each of his six dives for a total of 19 10s throughout that performance at the 2010 AT&T National Diving Championships
  • Six-time NCAA champion (3-meter and platform in 2009, 1-meter and 3-meter in 2010, 2011)
  • 2009 and 2010 NCAA Diver of the Year
  • Swept the three diving events at the 2009 and 2011 Big Ten Championships, becoming the first Big Ten diver to win all three events twice (he also won titles on 3-meter and platform in 2010)
  • Named 2011 Big Ten Athlete of the Year for all sports

Results