"Garrett's Got Heart"

Garrett Martin excels in diving - after four open-heart surgeries

MIDLAND, TX (Local 2/Fox 24) - Midland High senior diver Garrett Martin's scars tell a story - that his four open-heart surgeries won't stop him.

He's one of the top 6A divers in the state of Texas. He said he had a pinched Aorta and had surgeries when he was one week old, four, six and 12 years old.

He became the first MISD diver to eclipse 500 points at a meet. He is heading to the State Championships where he hopes to come back with medal. 

State Swimming and Diving starts Friday and continues through Saturday.

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