Steele Johnson changes dive at last minute, wins national title on fractured foot

Purdue diver Steele Johnson changed his dive at the last minute in the final round of nationals on Saturday, and nailed the front 4 1/2 to help him claim gold.

Posted: Mar. 27, 2018 12:38 AM

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Purdue diver Steele Johnson changed his dive at the last minute in the final round of nationals on Saturday, and nailed the front 4 1/2 to help him claim gold.

He won the title just months after suffering a stress fracture in his foot.

See the video above for Johnson's comments!

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