They are heading to Tokyo in synchro 3-meter after coming from behind to win at nationals. I attended Purdue University and graduated in 2012 with a Bachelors of Arts in Communication. Boudia, who finished sixth in the 10m platform Tuesday, joined with Thomas Finchum to put together the fourth-highest score in Friday’s preliminary round. ROME — Purdue diver David Boudia qualified for the final in the synchronized platform competition Friday at the FINA World Championships in Rome, Italy. 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist (Diving) Krannert Leadership Speakers Series Keynote Speaker September 29, 2016 Keynote Speaker September 29, 2016 Boudia won two medals at the 2012 Olympics in London, including a thrilling final-round performance in the individual 10m platform that won him the Gold medal. The Jesse Owens Male Athlete of the Year is Purdue diver David Boudia. They are heading to Tokyo in … Junior Ae'Rianna Harris matched her season high with 23 points to lead the Purdue women's basketball team to a 53-41 victory over visiting Albany at Mackey Arena on Wednesday. Open Menu Close Menu. “I’m grateful he has chosen to continue to assist me in teaching our Boilermakers what it takes to excel at a high level. The use of software that blocks ads hinders our ability to serve you the content you came here to enjoy. Totally didn't realize it … After meeting my greatest potential in the Olympics, I have decided to stay in the Greater Lafayette area to invest in the city I love. The Boudia/Johnson score of 815.22 edged the Indiana University pair of Michael Hixon and Andrew Capobianco by less than four points. He graduated from Noblesville High School in 2007, and attended Purdue University. Boudia … WEST LAFAYETTE — On the day David Boudia qualified for his third Olympic Games, he had to first plan a surprise. Born in Abilene, Texas, Boudia's parents are Jim and Sheilagh Boudia. Purdue alumnus and four-time Olympic medalist David Boudia has remained a constant at the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center since closing out his collegiate career … Your California Privacy Rights/Privacy Policy. "We need to get better today." “I’m not going to lie. “We had a pretty big miss in the fourth round that we had to come back from,” Johnson said. David officially turned pro in April 2011, forgoing his final year of college eligibility to focus on the 2012 Olympics, but he continues to train with his college coach at Purdue. In 2016 he also became Team USA's first male diver to medal in consecutive Olympics since Mark Lenzi (3-meter) in 1992 and 1996. But the happiness was elusive. He’s a 20-time USA Diving national champion. David Boudia at the 2019 Nationals. Boudia and Johnson led midway through the final but dropped to third, 12.63 points back, after missing on their inward 3½ tuck. (WTHR) – Purdue divers David Boudia, Steele Johnson, Ben Bramley, and Brandon Loschiavo are getting ready to go to Gwangju, South Korea for the world championships. David Boudia wins bronze in 10-meter platform diving Dakoda Boudia just celebrated her second birthday on Saturday, the same day her father was introduced on the field at Purdue… Shop - opens in a new window Donate He finished second to Briadam Herrera in individual 3-meter. Boudia and Johnson, former NCAA champions out of Purdue, won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics in synchro 10-meter. He is the first men’s diver to win NCAA titles in both springboard & platform in the same year since Purdue alumnus David Boudia in 2009. Sponsorship Opportunities - Purdue Sports Properties, video platform powered by CBS Sports Digital. Hixon won Olympic silver in the event in 2016. Boudia, a 2007 graduate of Noblesville High School, won a bronze medal with former partner Nicholas McCrory in the 10m platform synchro dive at the 2012 Summer Olympics. He competed on two 10-meter synchro teams, and the David Dinsmore/Loschiavo team won by less than a point over Johnson/Loschiavo. Internationally, China's Hu Jia and Tian Liang were the last divers to medal individually on 10-meter in consecutive Olympics Games (2000-04). ET … The first of the three medals was the first by an American man on 10-meter at Worlds since 1986. Johnson says it’s just a step on the way to his bigger, international goals. Boudia and his wife Sonnie were married in the fall of 2012. As the 2011 Big Ten Jesse Owens Male Athlete of the Year, he became the first diver to ever win the award. In individual 10-meter, Gilliland was fifth behind 2016 Olympians Amy Cozad Magana of Indy (third) and Jessica Parratto of IU (fourth). He took home a gold medal in the individual 10m platform dive – the first U.S. diver to do so since Laura Wilkinson in … Brian Pomeroy | Staff Photographer Junior David Boudia diving at the Men's and women's swimming and diving quad meet on Jan. 28. It wasn't wide enough for synchronized diving; an event that Boudia and fellow Boilermaker All-American Steele Johnson would reach world class status in leading up to the '16 Olympics Johnson finished fourth in that event. Four years later, he teamed with current Boilermaker Steele Johnson to win silver in synchronized 10-meter. David officially turned pro in April 2011, forgoing his final year of college eligibility to focus on the 2012 Olympics, but he continues to train with his college coach at Purdue. Boudia won two medals at the 2012 Olympics in London, including a thrilling final-round performance in the individual 10m platform that won him the Gold medal. At the 2016 USA Diving Winter Nationals, Boudia was named the organization’s Athlete of the Year for the seventh consecutive year and eighth time overall. To compete as a Tokyo team, they would still have to finish first in June’s Olympic Trials at Indianapolis. Purduesports.com. This competition is the first time the divers can … Olympic diving medalists David Boudia and Steele Johnson are heading to Tokyo early. Bacon led individual 3-meter through semifinals but dropped to fourth. USA Diving’s male athlete of the year in 2008, Boudia was heading for what proved to be an immensely successful diving career at Purdue. Olympics '16 in Rio: look for Sarah Bacon out of Indy and Purdue's David Boudia 2x Gold medal contender in diving comps -- Bethany Chew David Boudia couldn't have done a better job. USA Diving’s winter national championships, which ended Sunday in Minneapolis, picked a team to compete in April’s World Cup. — Fresh off the Rio Olympics, where he captured silver and bronze medals, Purdue alumnus David Boudia will be the featured speaker at the university's 16th annual Krannert Leadership Speakers Series on Sept. 29 at the Indiana Roof Ballroom in Indianapolis. purduesports.com. He brings a tremendous amount of wisdom to the table and will be a great asset for our program on multiple levels. David Boudia Download image WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. David has 11 jobs listed on their profile. Of four synchronized diving events, the United States has qualified only in women’s 10-meter platform. His gold medal on 10-meter in 2012 was the first by an American man in the event since Greg Louganis in 1988. Purdue diver Boudia passes on tradition, guidance to Olympic teammate Johnson | Sports | commercial-news.com He will be doing video review and consulting on a daily basis as needed.”. Along with assisting Adam Soldati, he mentors the Purdue’s men’s and women’s divers during the championship portion of the collegiate season while Soldati is on the road coaching the opposite gender at the Big Ten or NCAA Championships. Johnson, of Carmel, had not competed in a 3-meter synchro event since the 2012 Junior World Championships. “David has set a high standard of training and performance at the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center for a long time,” Soldati says. He won the men’s 10-meter and synchronized 10-meter at the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials, his third straight individual title at Trials and second straight in the synchronized event. He went on to win bronze in the individual 10-meter event to go along with the synchro silver in Rio. At the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, now-Purdue graduates David Boudia and Steele Johnson won a silver medal in synchronized 10-meter diving. Contact IndyStar reporter David Woods at david.woods@indystar.com or call 317-444-6195. It was a high stress event,” Johnson told USA Diving. View David Boudia’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. Jul 31, 2013 - Explore luninha's board "david boudia" on Pinterest. A single sweep of the events had not been accomplished since 1995 and has not been duplicated since. An Olympian in 2008, 2012 and 2016, Boudia won a pair of medals on 10-meter at the Olympic Games in London (2012) and Rio de Janeiro (2016). Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick For Boudia, the weight was the heaviest in 2008 when he made his first Olympic team and had hopes of … The job of creating an environment where Boudia can be his best, is the job of Purdue Head Diving Coach, Adam Soldati. Boudia recalled talking to Burke about a shortcoming in the design of the 10-meter platform at the aquatic center that now bears Burke's name. "Every day we have to get better, period. Boudia began his diving career at age 11 in 2000. Follow him on Twitter: @DavidWoods007. The World Cup, a pre-Olympics test event, is the final opportunity to qualify spots for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. He was again the first diver to be honored. Boudia returns to Purdue after Olympic glory. Women's basketball and Boudia update. >> Jordan Windle, a former Indianapolis resident, was second to Dinsmore on 10-meter platform. There is countdown clock on the wall, and we say we need to win today," Soldait said. Boudia also won silver at three straight FINA World Championships from 2011 to 2015. David Boudia. Boudia became the first American man to medal on 10-meter in consecutive Olympics since Louganis won gold in 1984 and 1988. Boudia, 30, formerly of Noblesville, is trying to make his fourth Olympic team. Boudia’s four Olympic medals are tied for second most by any American diver, just one shy of Louganis’ record five. See more ideas about David boudia, Olympics, Athlete. At age 19, he competed in his first Olympics in Beijing. We ask that you consider turning off your ad blocker so we can deliver you the best experience possible while you are here. 68.9k Followers, 417 Following, 566 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from David Boudia (@davidboudia) Search Search Search. He was the only American diver to medal in an individual event in Rio. Purdue diving gold medalist David Boudia in balance as World Championships approach David Boudia, a four-time Olympic medalist in 10-meter platform events, shifted his … David’s a huge competitor, and I’m a competitor. David Boudia on cover of Purdue Alumnus magazine. With 374 votes Boudia is the #11 Purdue ICON, finishing just outside the top ten with plenty of time to add to his legacy. As a three-time Purdue Male Athlete of the Year, he won six NCAA titles and eight Big Ten titles from 2009 to 2011. GWANGJU, South Korea (Purdue Sports) — Purdue alumnus David Boudia finished fifth in his 3-meter diving debut at the FINA World Championships, capping a 36-hour stretch in which he placed among the top seven in all three full rounds of competition. He was victorious on 3-meter all three years at the NCAA Championships, won the 1-meter title in 2010 and 2011, and platform in 2009. >> Purdue’s Brandon Loschiavo, who is sitting out the college season to focus on pre-Olympics training. Purdue's Steele Johnson, David Boudia going to Olympics David Woods , david.woods@indystar.com Published 10:54 p.m. With 16 National titles and two Olympic medals, David Boudia is the top 10-meter platform diver in the U.S. and one of the best in the world, in both the individual 10-meter and synchronized 10-meter events. -- André Enge We just asked David Boudia and his squad to decorate the tree. FEDERAL WAY, Wash. – Former Purdue diver David Boudia partnered with Nick McCrory to win the men's 10-meter synchronized competition at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials Thursday evening, clinching one Five other divers with Indiana ties qualified for World Cup: >> Sarah Bacon of Indianapolis teamed with Kassidy Cook, who was competing for the first time in more than two years, to win women’s synchro 3-meter. With gold and bronze medals in the 10-meter events four years ago in London, Boudia accomplished the rare double medal feat in consecutive Olympics. WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Purdue Diving, 06/20/11) They are the parents of three children -- daughters, Dakoda and Mila, and a son, Knox. He serves as a volunteer assistant with diving while continuing to train at Purdue in pursuit of a fourth career bid to the Olympic Games in 2020. The 2019 World Championships medalists, plus host Japan, have already qualified in each synchro event. Boudia and Johnson, former NCAA champions out of Purdue, won a silver medal at the 2016 Rio Olympics in synchro 10-meter. It was intense. David Boudia should have been happy. They smiled, fist-bumped and executed a back 2 ½ somersault with 2 ½ twists in the men’s 10-meter […] However, since synchronized diving was added to the Olympic program in 2000, Liang is the only other men's 10-meter diver to win four medals over consecutive Olympics. “Luckily we kept our heads on our shoulders. Days after winning a gold medal in the 2012 Olympics in London, former Purdue diver David Boudia returned to … He swept the Big Ten and NCAA Diver of the Year awards all three years. He resides in West Lafayette, Indiana. At the World Cup, Boudia and Johnson will have to finish in the top four not already qualified to secure an Olympic berth for Team USA. Before Purdue When I was 11 years old I had my best youth league baseball season and played my first year of competitive basketball. Purdue alumnus and four-time Olympic medalist David Boudia has remained a constant at the Morgan J. Burke Aquatic Center since closing out his collegiate career as a six-time NCAA champion in the spring of 2011. Purdue divers David Boudia, left, and Steele Johnson are recognized after winning the synchronized event during the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Indianapolis last year. >> Tarrin Gilliland, a 17-year-old Hoosiers recruit from Midland, Texas, teamed with Delaney Schnell to win women’s 10-meter synchro. Complete uncut interview with David Boudia. David BoudiaDiving - USA Diving Bio 3-Time Olympian (2008, 2012, 2016) 2012 Olympic Gold Medalist, 10-Meter 2016 Olympic Silver Medalist, 10-Meter Synchro 2016 ET June 23, 2016 | Updated 10:51 a.m. Harris pushes Boilers past Albany 53-41. He will also bring home two championship titles to Purdue for the 1-meter […] March 26th, 2017 ... David Boudia and Steele Johnson recited Philippians 4:6, a Bible verse about anxiety. He was inducted into the Purdue Athletics Hall of Fame in September 2016. >> Hixon, a former IU diver. We’ve been through this before, and we know how to keep calm and execute when we need to.”. 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