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David Boudia Biography

Birth Name:
David Alasdair Boudia
Birth Place:
Abilene, Texas, United States

Fast Facts

  • Made his first national team in 2005
  • Finished 10th in the 10m platform in the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing
  • In 2011, won the first U
  • S
  • medal at the World Championships since 1986--a silver on platform
  • Is a six-time NCAA champion and 16-time national champion
  • Won the gold medal in the 10m platform at the 2012 Olympics in London, also taking home the bronze in the synchronized 10m platform event with partner Nick McCrory
  • Named USA Diving Athlete of the Year six times (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014)
  • His first book, Greater than Gold: From Olympic Heartbreak to Ultimate Redemption, was released in August 2016, just before the start of the Olympics
  • Won a silver medal, with his partner, Steele Johnson, in the 10m synchronized platform at the 2016 Olympics in Rio; later picked up an individual bronze in the 10m platform


  • Dakoda -- Daughter
  • Jim Boudia -- Father
  • Sheilagh Boudia -- Mother
  • Shaila -- Sister
  • Shauni -- Sister
  • Sonnie Brand -- Wife