reverse dive


Related to reverse dive: inward dive

reverse dive

n.
A dive in which the diver leaves the springboard or platform facing the water and then rotates the body backward.
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In taking fourth place, she defeated the third USA competitor, Juno Stover, who made mistakes in both the Somersault Backward and the Reverse Dive.
My performance was good today and there were some mistakes that occurred out there, especially on the reverse dive.
The pair enjoyed a good opening effort, their reverse dive with pike earning them 52.
301 - reverse dive - the diver jumps off facing forwards, but once they are in the air, dives backwards towards the board.
0 degree of difficulty), followed by a reverse dive (2.
While the five dive groups were nearly equally represented in the total number of dives, 57% of forward dives were performed in rounds 1-4, 42% of back dives in rounds 1 and 2, 47% of reverse dives in rounds 7-9, 58% of inward dives in rounds 3, 4, 6 and 7, and 44% of twisting dives were performed in rounds 9-11 ([c.