by Tom Daley
Publication Date: 24/05/2012
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Born in 1994, Tom Daley started diving at the age of seven. Specializing in the 10 metre platform event, he became the youngest British World Champion in any sport to come first in the FINA World Championships. He represented Great Britain at the 2008 Summer Olympics, where he was Britain's youngest competitor. Tom won two gold medals for England at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in the 10 metre synchro diving and the 10 metre individual platform competition. In 2007, 2009 and 2010, he was named BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year. Tom lives with his family in Plymouth and is currently training for the 2012 London Olympics.
Tom had the whole country behind him when he won bronze at the Olympics this year. This title offers unprecedented access to the pressures, challenges and fascinating experiences of a world-class Olympian. It features photography of Tom Daley, both personal and newly commissioned, in the 2012 Olympics.