Steve McBride

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An excellent diver, Steve started winning in 1956 when he won the first of seven consecutive Mid-Atlantic age group championships in the one-meter and three-meter boards competition. He altogether
won 13 such championships in the boards and five-meter and 10-meter platform competition; McBride won All-American recognition as a diver at Salesianum High School (1958) and was the YMCA National
diving champion one and three meter champion 1960-1962 and co-captain of the University of Florida diving team in 1961 and 1962. In 1962 he received the University of Florida’s Gator Award as”
outstanding athlete”. He was inducted into the University’s Athletic Hall of Fame.



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