• In this Aug. 16, 2004, file photo, Ron Bensimhon, of Montreal, jumps into the diving pool, interrupting the Men's 3-meter synchronized springboard diving event at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens. The Olympics may be the most important event many swimmers, runners, weightlifters and the like will ever compete in, but that doesn't make them perfect. As the ongoing stories out of Brazil about Zika and poor water quality have shown, elaborate planning for the most grandiose of sporting events does not guarantee everything will run "as expected." (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

    When weird things happen, Olympians rely on mental training

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The divers were warming up, getting ready for the biggest moment in their lives when, out of nowhere, a man in a blue tutu rushed to the ladder, ran to the edge of the board and swan-dived into the pool.