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Diver Brittany Viola sets sights high

Originally Published: May 4, 2011
By Sandra Harwitt

For most Olympic hopefuls, there is a saga of overcoming injuries and struggles to reach the top.

American diver Brittany Viola's tale is more dramatic than most, as she emerges from a battle with bulimia, two ankle surgeries and a lengthy layoff to stay on track toward qualifying for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

Viola, about to graduate from the University of Miami in Florida, won her second NCAA platform title and scored her first victory at Diving USA's winter ...

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