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somersaulting

suh mer sawl ting

  • n  an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
  • v  do a somersault

  • Fox drags the terrified Wesley into a sports car and takes him on a chase through Chicago traffic that climaxes with her avoiding the pursuing killer by somersaulting her car .
  • Two skids projected in front to prevent the plane somersaulting on landing.
  • Back-flipping to the ground, he scrambles atop a wall, and, after somersaulting off that, bounds onto a ledge before leaping to the ground again, landing in a perfect handstand.
News & Articles

  • Japan PM Abe hops and flips in voter-wooing game app
    TOKYO (Reuters) - It's a bird, it's a plane ... It's a cartoon version of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, hopping and somersaulting his way through the sky in a smartphone game app his party hopes will lure young voters ahead of a July 21 election. A growing number of Japanese politicians are venturing into the cyber world after a legal change allowed the use of social media in campaigns ...
    June 28, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Japan PM Abe Hops in Voter-wooing Game App
    It's a bird, it's a plane... It's a cartoon version of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, hopping and somersaulting his way through the sky in a smartphone game app his party hopes will lure young voters ahead of a July 21 election. A growing number of Japanese politicians are venturing into the cyber world after a legal change allowed the use of social media in campaigns, setting up Facebook ...
    June 28, 2013 - Voice of America
Quotes

  • Maurice Jones-Drew in Washington Post
    It's fun and I'm young; I can do all that,Jones-Drew said. "I can do somersaulting and cartwheels and all that good stuff. I'm still young. It's always good to see people smile, so I figured why not have people smile and lighten up the...
  • Mark Webber in Back Page Lead (blog)
    I lost some points, but in the end when you're up there (somersaulting through the air over another car at around 300kmh) you're not worried about points,Webber said.
  • Brendan Ingle in FOXSports.com
    Ingle added: "What we did with Naz 15 years ago, when he was somersaulting over the ropes and everything else, people thought it was too much show biz. But (scoocer) is (now) the No. 1 sport here (in the UK). Now there's MMA (and) the crowds they're...

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