swallow dive

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swallow dive

a type of dive in which the diver arches back while in the air, keeping his legs straight and together and his arms oustretched, finally entering the water headfirst
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He found he was quickly transformed from a shaking wreck into a man who could do backflips, somersaults and swallow dives in a gym after dropping a tab of E.
Men like Chris Ashton, whose try-scoring swallow dives have become a symbol of the empty arrogance of this england side, have set new standards of boorish behaviour for english sporting touring teams in the last few weeks.
The swallow dives of Chris Ashton which epitomise the self-belief coursing through Red Rose veins.
Now they are flying as high as the flamboyant Ashton does with his pre-try swallow dives.
The Northampton wing took the inside ball and hared to the line before touching down with the most flamboyant of swallow dives in the 14th minute.
Kilted warriors risked pneumonia as they performed swallow dives in the puddles of the swamp which the monsoon weather had turned Murrayfield into.