somersault

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Synonyms for somersault

an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return

do a somersault

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If the new LNP leader is flip-flopping on the backflip then she needs to come out and make her position crystal clear.
If you are worried about the quick progress of these humanoids, there are still kinks to work out - the video includes two outtakes of messier backflip attempts in which the robot does not land steadily on its feet.
Spent my morning watching @travispastrana break a world record by doing a 75-foot wide backflip for the launch of our @nitrocircus tour
Quitongo said: "My mum and dad have been giving me a wee bit about the backflip.
A DAREDEVIL backflips into the cooling sea as sweltering heatwave temperatures soared into the 30s across the country yesterday.
He said the clown had been doing the backflip stunt for more than 10 years without any accidents.
He said: "For everyone who has seen the video of myself doing a backflip on the Foryd Harbour Bridge, this is in no way a dare or challenge for other people to go out and try and replicate this or other activities similar to this.
Mark Magsayo regales the crowd for doing a backflip after his huge win.
Smith, who used to be a gymnast, said: "The backflip was pre-planned.
NEVER mind the cha cha cha or the American Smooth, what the Strictly Confidential dancers seem to want to learn is how to do a successful backflip.
BackFlip, aimed at the SMB marketplace, brings IP telephony to business customers without the need for any change in telecommunication equipment.
9 July 2013 a[euro]" US children's and family leisure time products company Hasbro Inc (NASDAQ:HAS) said it had acquired a 70% interest in domestic mobile game studio Backflip Studios Inc for USD112m (EUR86.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 9, 2013-Hasbro pays USD112m for 70% of Backflip Studios(C)2013 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
He managed to backflip his six tonne Maximum Destruction monster truck, not once, but twice.
Adrenaline fuelled motorbike junkies secured their third Guinness World Records title after completing a simultaneous mid-air backflip at The O2 in London.