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Kimball Siblings Among Top Competitors in Michigan AAU Indoor Diving Championships, May 1975 Photographer: Robert Chase

Kimball Siblings Among Top Competitors in Michigan AAU Indoor Diving Championships, May 1975 image
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Ann Arbor News, May 11, 1975
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Local Entrants: There will be a strong representation of city talent in the Michigan AAU Indoor Age Group Diving Championships. Carrying the local hopes next weekend will be: (front to back) Jimbo Kimball, Bruce Kimball, Vicki Kimball, Kay Ramirez, Ann McDivitt, Allison Baum, Lori Wettlaufer, Wendy Theisen and Julie Jeffrey.

Competitors in Ann Arbor Swim Club Meet, November 1971

Competitors in Ann Arbor Swim Club Meet, November 1971 image
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Ann Arbor News, November 12, 1971
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Local Contingent: Among the local contingent of 41 entrants in the Ann Arbor Swim Club's Invitational Age Group and Open Diving Meet will be these outstanding competitors. Competing this weekend at Matt Mann Pool will be: (top row, left to right) Janet Ely, Julie Jeffrey, Dave Waiterhouse, (middle row) Wendy Theisen, Ginger Jeffrey, Vicki Kimball, (front row) Bruce Kimball and Karen Horvath.
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Legacies Project Oral History: Dick Kimball

Tue, 12/10/2019 - 10:59am

Dick Kimball was born in 1935 in Rochester, Minnesota. He was the Minnesota high school diving champion four years in a row, and he also excelled in gymnastics, trampoline, and cheerleading. At the University of Michigan, he was the NCAA springboard champion in 1957, and in 1963 he was the Professional World Diving champion. Kimball coached the University of Michigan diving team for 43 years, and several U.S. Olympic diving teams. He has been inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame and the University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor.

Dick Kimball was interviewed by students from Skyline High School in Ann Arbor in 2018 as part of the Legacies Project.