Diving for gold

Texas teen Kassidy Cook balances high school with her 2012 Olympic aspirations

Updated: May 28, 2012, 3:25 PM ET
By Sandra Harwitt | ESPNHS.com

Kassidy Cook is on a mission. The 17-year-old Texan has set her heart on making the U.S. Olympic diving team that will compete in London this summer.

And the 2012 Olympics are a realistic goal for Cook, not just a teenager's pipe dream.

She's one of four American divers considered as favorites for two available Olympic berths in the women's 3-meter springboard. The other three divers are veterans in comparison to Cook: Christina Loukas, 26, who is Cook's synchro ...

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