They're on the edge of glory, and the edge of an art museum, as cliff divers come to Boston

BOSTON (AP) — Rhiannan Iffland stepped to the edge of a platform nearly seven stories above Boston Harbor, thousands of cheering fans packed onto docks, roofs and sidewalks below, and soared through the air with the city's skyline disappearing behind her as she rocketed toward the tea-brown water.

All in a day's work for one of the world's elite participants in cliff diving — a sport in which sometimes the precipice isn't a cliff at all. Iffland, from Australia, said the competition among cliff divers jumping from the Institute of Contemporary Art during a Saturday contest in Boston was fierce...


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