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handspring

a gymnastic feat in which a person starts from a standing position and leaps forwards or backwards into a handstand and then onto his feet
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Remember that very few gymnasts go from a back handspring with a spot to an independent back handspring without a lot of repetition, supported practice, feedback, and encouragement.
The show features nine puppets, all carved by master puppeteer and craftsman and Handspring co-founder Adrian Kohler, and they are operated by a cast of five.
It seems clear, that binocular visual information supports the performance of skills such as grasping (Coull et al., 2000), catching (Olivier et al., 1998) and locomotion (Patla et al., 2002), but it is unknown whether binocular vision is needed to be effective in the performance of a more complex skill, involving a whole body rotation, like the handspring on vault.
The two elderly puppet characters are complemented by middle-aged versions of themselves played by actors Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones (who together form Handspring).
Scot, a director of Handspring, said: "We were absolutely floored when we heard the Queen would actually be unveiling it.
Adrian Kohler and Basil Jones, the founders of Handspring, have been fascinated by the Bamana tradition of Mali since the late '70s, when Kohler purchased a Bamana puppet on a business trip.
The PCS Vision Smart Device Treo 600 by Handspring is the ultimate tool for mobile professionals and on-the-go consumers that want to shed their multiple devices by combining their wireless phone, messaging, Palm OS organizer and digital camera.
Bradley and PalmOne SVP and general manger of PalmOne's wireless business unit (and Handspring founder) Ed Colligan were keen to put down suggestions that the company might adopt alternative mobile operating systems such as Symbian OS and Windows Mobile in future mobile devices.
The new name, PalmOne, will encompass the company's handheld computer hardware-and-software solutions as well as the hardware brands Zire, Tungsten,and Treo (pending the completion of the acquisition of Handspring in fall 2003).
palmOne will also include Tree, handhelds upon the completion of the planned acquisition of Handspring Inc.
Mobile and wireless computing applications and solutions provider Electric Pocket Ltd and handheld device producer Handspring have joined forces to develop a new mobile MMS solution.
Palm Inc is taking over handheld computer rival Handspring Inc in an effort to secure its market-leading position as smart phone devices start to proliferate.