Haley Pierson smiles in midair during a high dive at Holiday World July 24. Right: She does the popular fire dive in the same show.
Haley the Comet

Story and Photos by Larry Goffinet


SANTA CLAUS – After she competed in the Bloomington diving regional as a senior at Heritage Hills in 2014, Santa Claus resident Haley Pierson thought her diving career might be over.

But now that career is on fire – literally – as she is in her second summer as a member of the team for Dive!, Holiday World’s always popular show that features a wide variety of dives and much higher ones than she did in high school.

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