At age 7 Tom’s diving career began after displaying incredible raw talent for the sport and a strong competitive instinct.
In June 2004 Tom made his competitive début and became the youngest ever under 18s Champion at the Nationals.
He hasn’t been beaten in his age group, at any National Championship event. in 2009 Tom was still too young to complete the weights programme necessary to learn higher tariff dives. So, he had to learn his current set to perfection, and he did!
And now in the London 2012 olympics he has achieved a bronze medal in the mens individual 10m, Coming just behind China's Qiu Bo (2nd) and Americas David Boudia (1st)