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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On that day Ashton became the first Englishman for 97 years to score four tries in a championship match - and twice celebrated with swallow dives.
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.
The former rugby league star also earned nationwide recognition for his try-scoring swallow dives.
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.