Cliff Diver

Craig Chval '15 | Aug. 28, 2013 | Notre Dame Monogram Club


Imagine a basketball team that had to practice exclusively in the half-court – or a baseball team without an outfield. Simulating the conditions of an actual competition is so crucial to a team’s success the result might be unrecognizable. For Notre Dame alumna Tara Hyer Tira, that is her reality.

An ’08 graduate, Tira was a standout diver for the Irish, earning All-BIG EAST honors for the 3-meter dive at the 2008 conference meet. Although that season was the last of her collegiate career, little did she know her diving days were far from over.

“I thought I was done diving way long ago,” said Tira. “And then it just continued to stay in my life, and it’s funny how long I have been diving. “But honestly I love it and it’s one of those things that if you have a passion for it, it continues to grow, and you continue to enjoy doing it.


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