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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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Founded in 2007, Operation Swan Dive benefits Lyrics for Life, a nonprofit pediatric cancer prevention and research organization founded by Ken Block, lead singer of the rock band Sister Hazel, which will be performing at 8 p.
Her eagerness for Baptism took the form of a near swan dive into the fountain.
After I mastered the cannonball and the can opener, I learned to do a jackknife and a swan dive.
President Bush's speech on Iraq did not send the market into a swan dive the following day though the Bear Market shows little sign of abating.
The dot-comers started doing a swan dive right after that holiday season in a swoon that continues right up until today.
My swan dive had resulted from a miscommunication between the plane captain, on the port side of the aircraft, and the flight-deck chief, on the starboard side.
The flat black rectangle of Swan Dive (all works 2001) contains a set of barely legible letters that spell out "GREAT" and then seem to stutter the word as they tumble down the face of the painting.
market declined 1% last year because of a 28% swan dive by sparkling wine.
After a few twists and turns in the leafy canyon, hikers are treated to the sight of the 60-foot falls making a perfect swan dive into a nearly circular granite bowl.
Dressed in sequins with an elaborate metal crown, she did a swan dive into the pool below.
Soon the situation grew desperate for the animal as the flames licked over the barn roof, and the raccoon, in an obvious act of desperation, suddenly made a swan dive off the gable end into a clump of bushes 40 feet below.