headstand headstand

Definition(s):

  • (n) an acrobatic feat in which a person balances on the head (usually with the help of the hands)

Usage(s):

  1. Her favorite position these days is the headstand.
  2. When veteran Speed Flyer Laura Ingalls landed at Albuquerque her landing gear crumpled and the ship did a headstand.
  3. Berry knocked the Babe so hard that he did a mid-air headstand, landed in a heap and was out of the game two weeks recovering from the injury.

News

  1. Jason Derulo: Headstand at BET Experience with Jordin Sparks!

    Jason Derulo proves to his fans that his neck is all better by doing a headstand on stage during the 106 & Park Live during the 2013 BET Exeperience held at L.A. LIVE on Friday afternoon (June 28) in Los Angeles. The 23-year-old musician tweeted just before he took the stage, “Tune into BET now [...]
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Just Jared Jr.

  2. Wounded veterans turn to yoga

    SAN DIEGO — Army 1st Sgt. Chris Montera, who lost both legs above the knee in a mortar attack in Afghanistan, is doing a headstand, guided by yoga instructor Sunny Keays.
    on June 30, 2013     Source: Richmond Times-Dispatch

Quotes

  1. "As the owner of two dogs who go bonkers at mealtime, I know a meat maniac when I see one," said Behar. "I am delighted to award Ike with this honor. His frenzied feeding moment made me laugh out loud and any dog who does a headstand in his...
    on Sep 17, 2008 By: Joy Behar Source: PR Newswire (press release)

  2. "It would be like doing a headstand over a trash bucket," Burbank said.
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Dan Burbank Source: Longmont Daily Times-Call

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