We all have our off days. Whether there is a lot on our minds — like work, apartments, dating — or we are just in an off mood, generally we can move on from a bad day.
Unfortunately for 19-year-old Maddison Keeney of Australia, whatever was on her mind distracted her in front of a world audience, and her off day was televised for all to see.
Keeney recently competed in the FINA World Aquatic Championships, which are the global tournament for sports including swimming, diving, high diving, open water swimming, synchronized swimming and water polo.
During a dive with a high degree of difficulty at 3.2, her nerves seem to have gotten the best of her and led to this disastrous performance.
She fell from fourth to 12th place — which is still amazing when you consider it was a world competition.
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