1. THOMAS DALEY
Before a home crowd in Sheffield, England, the 14-year-old diving sensation, with partner Blake Aldridge, won the 10-meter synchro event at the FINA World Cup. Daley (right) is the youngest diver in history to win a World Cup event.
2. IRVING SALADINO
The 25-year-old long jumper uncorked the seventh-best leap in history, 28'7", at the FBK Games in the Netherlands; he may be the man to challenge Mike Powell's 17-year-old world record of 29'4 1/2".
3. CHRIS ESTRADA
The 25-year-old part-time waiter from Colorado won his fourth straight national trampoline title in Houston, making him the favorite to earn a trip to Beijing.
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