Robin M. N. Hood
2004 Paragon Award / Competitive Diving
Robin M. N. Hood has been a timeless advocate of diving in Oceania and world-wide, serving on the FINA Technical Diving Committee since 1992.
His competitive career included finalist status in the 1966 British Commonwealth Games, Kingston, Jamaica and the 1968 Olympic Games, Mexico City, as well as 4 New Zealand National Championships.
Robin has been a Referee and/or Judge in over 30 world class competitions; the range of locales span the globe, from his homeland New Zealand to Scotland, Beijing, Rome, Atlanta, Penang and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Bangkok, Sydney and Athens.
He generously continues to share his expertise and knowledge as a Guest lecturer at various FINA and Olympic Solidarity Diving Judges Clinics, world-wide.