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Former gold medal winner inspires Southend divers

American diving champion Greg Louganis is inspiring the next generation of British athletes at a boot camp training session for kids at the Southend Swimming and Diving Centre.

Greg is remembered for his courage and tenacity when he won gold in Seoul (1988) after hitting his head on the springboard.

He is in London as an Olympic Ambassador and mentor to the USA diving team.

The Olympic medalist gave a two-hour seminar to the students in Essex about their mental preparation before competitions.

Former gold medal winner American diving champion Greg Louganis in Southend Credit: ITV Anglia