Competitive high diving has been one of the few sports unexploited by Hollywood (unless one counts the climax of the 1986 Rodney Dangerfield comedy BACK TO SCHOOL). DIVING IN rectifies that oversight, and takes a full-gainer into an Olympic-sized morass of cliches.
Energetic young Wayne Hopkins (Matt Adler) has the right stuff to be a world-class diver--if only he can overcome a paralyzing fear of heights. Meanwhile Wayne and his cover-girl sister Terry (Kristy Swanson) suffer constant humiliation at the hands of Prescott High's bullying and popular star
diver Jerome Colter (Matt Lattanzi). Wayne decides that a guy's gotta do what a guy's gotta do, and he prepa...