from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A handstand performed by a diver at the edge of a platform as a position for initiating certain dives.
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- n. A dive from a platform that starts from the hands.
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How does Obama suddenly do an armstand back-double-somersault with one and a half twists and save face?
Choose a back 2½ somersault with 2½ twists in the pike position or a forward armstand, two somersaults with two twists in the pike position.
He was in a class of his own as he nailed dive after dive, at one point attracting six perfect 10s and one 9.5 from the seven judges for his 'armstand back three somersaults piked'.
Hu overtook Chen for the lead in the third round, with an armstand back double somersault with 1 1/2 twists that earned two 10s.
On one of his six dives he does an armstand to start and then jumps into a triple somersault.
Filion squandered a berth in the final when she scored poorly on her armstand dive in the fourth round.
The 19 "desktop comes with a VESA mount or can be ordered with a nifty futuristic armstand.