Beatrice Kyle (January 23, 1902 - July 7, 1970) was known as Bee Kyle and was a world-famous high diver. She would jump into an 8-foot-deep (2.4 m) tank of water from a height of 100 feet (30 m) or more.
Kyle was born in the state of Maine in the United States of America in 1902 and made her living as a high diver. She married William Booth Wecker who worked at various jobs and carnivals and circuses. He did everything from selling tickets to lion taming. They had a nomadic lifestyle and performed all over the world including Japan in the 1930s. They never had any children.
In 1939, Billboard Magazine had a contest on who the most popular outdoor performer was in the U.S. and Kyle won, getting 32,728 votes.
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