handspring(redirected from handsprings)
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A gymnastic feat in which the body is flipped completely forward or backward from an upright position, landing first on the hands and then on the feet.
(Gymnastics) 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
an acrobatic movement in which the upright body wheels forward or backward in a complete circle, landing first on the hands and then on the feet.