A leap in which a person turns his heels over his head and lights upon his feet; a turning end over end.
A maneuver in which the skier makes a full, 360-degree forward or backward turn.
an acrobat feat performed by turning the heels over the head
an acrobatic feat in which the feet roll over the head (either forward or backward) and return
One of the most frequent tricks in circus acrobatics. It is an aerial jump with turn over without support. There are backward, forward, sideways (Arabian) somersaults depending on which direction of somersault is required, and also single, double, triple, etc ones.
A movement on which the diver's body is rotated around the imaginary horizontal axis through the hips.
A 360-degree rotation of the body around the hips, forward or backward, while in the air. Generally called a flip.
An acrobatic movement where the body makes a complete revolution, heels over head; also known as 'salto'.
An acrobatic movement in which the body is rolled over, feet over head, either forward or backward, on the ground or in midair, finally returning to an upright position
The full rotation of the body on an imaginary horizontal axis through the hips.
A somersault (sometimes somerset) is an acrobatic feat in which a person tucks in mid-air and moves the feet over the head. The somersault can be performed either forwards, backwards, or sideways and is synonymous with a flip (or, if performed backwards, backflip).