somersaulting


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Synonyms for somersaulting

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

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The somersaulting cloud had the day off, didn't go to work.
And boasting a number of somersaulting champions - including Jessica McCallay, 10, who was crowned national champion in her age group in May - the track is vital for the club.
A young British athlete who fell more than 33 feet from a hotel window escaped serious injury after somersaulting in mid-air and performing a gymnast's landing.
A reference to the idea of "aufgeraumt"--cleaned up, or blithe--was also present in Lienbacher's exhibition at Krinzinger, in an image of a girlish figure somersaulting into a paint blot.
The company, which is also responsible for the Chinese State Circus, contacted the compilers of the Guinness Book of World Records with the idea of creating a category for distance somersaulting.
The dancers took turns leaping and somersaulting over hay bales piled high, then stood the bales on end and delighted in knocking them over.
After 10 to 15 minutes of warm-ups, they were somersaulting, vaulting and contorting themselves on a trapeze.
SOMERSAULTING striker Rob Earnshaw plans to stage a masterclass in celebrating goals this season after Manchester United new boy Nani was warned off doing acrobatics.
At Blackweir, on the edge of Pontcanna Fields in Maindy, Cardiff, children had last week been spotted somersaulting into shallow water.