Video: Red Bull Cliff Diving Rio 2013 teaser

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The Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series stops in Brazil for the first time. Here's what to expect.

For the first time in the history of the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series, the world's best cliff divers touch down on the South American mainland.

Icarai Beach in Niterói, a city in the state of Rio de Janeiro, is the venue for this auspicious occasion and the seventh stop of the 2013 World Series.

There's a bigger platform for the penultimate stop of the Series, which is mounted 27m above one of the region's most stylish beaches with the Christ the Redeemer statute and Sugarloaf Mountain as a backdrop on one side and the Oscar Niemeyer-designed Museum of Contemporary Art on the other.

Britain's Gary Hunt leads the race for the title at the moment, from Artem Silchenko and Orlando Duque. Can anyone stop Hunt from landing another world crown?

Keep up to date with all the action from Rio at redbullcliffdiving.com