Capobianco and Windle compete in Russia
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Capobianco and Windle compete in Russia

Area divers advance to Junior World Championships

Photo: My story Andrew Capobianco and Jordan Windle in the News and Observer

Andrew Capobianco and Jordan Windle are two of the top junior divers in the nation and train with Duke diving coach Nunzo Esposto.  Windle won four gold medals and Capobianco three at the Junior USA Diving nationals.

Capobianco, a Holly Springs High diver, finished 13th in the 1-meter springboard.

Windle, a Morrisville resident who is home-schooled, was fourth in the platform, sixth in the 3-meter springboard, fifth with partner Cameron Thatcher of Powell, Ohio, in 3-meter synchronized and 10th in 1-meter springboard.

Area divers compete in Russia


Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego,,, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

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