swallow dive


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swallow dive

n
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a type of dive in which the diver arches the back while in the air, keeping the legs straight and together and the arms outstretched, finally entering the water headfirst. US and Canadian equivalent: swan dive
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Noun1.swallow dive - a dive in which the diver arches the back with arms outstretched before entering the waterswallow dive - a dive in which the diver arches the back with arms outstretched before entering the water
dive, diving - a headlong plunge into water
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swallow dive

n (Swimming) → tuffo ad angelo
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It took exactly one minute of the second half for Habana to open his account, racing on to a perfectly timed Fourie du Preez kick to swallow dive over the line.
Jambo Jamie Walker did a swallow dive last season while Dundee United's Aiden Connelly went off the high board against Celtic.
Saints suffered a blow when Vea limped off five minutes after the restart and they fell further behind when Peacock took Burrow's pass to go on his rampaging run to the line, cheekily side-stepping Quinlan before finishing with a swallow dive.
It was there in this fixture last season that he sealed a 70-metre scoring burst with his trademark swallow dive - a try shortlisted as one of the top-12 moments at the stadium in 2014.
Having waited 51 years to get to back to this level, the Bluebirds look all set for a swallow dive back to the second-tier.
Moyes accused Suarez of being a diver last season, triggering a swallow dive goal celebration in front of his dug-out when the Uruguayan found the net.
Yarde then took centre stage with a delightful finish out wide, beating two defenders before finishing with a Chris Ashton-style swallow dive.
Pray caution scribes, and I claim poetic licence with "one swallow dive by Ashton doth not a winter make".
Manu Tuilagi took the plaudits for his interceptions and breakaways and Ashton's picture was plastered over the back pages in the UK for his audacious swallow dive, his left hand precariously hanging onto the ball until he touched down.
A ruck then caught the home defence out of position and Luke Clogher finished off the move with a fine swallow dive in the corner for a 12-7 lead.
NO FLY ZONE: Ashton's swallow dive has not been seen since the World Cup CLEAN UP: Coach Stuart Lancaster Down in dumps If England's Chris Ashton fails to score against France today then it will be five Tests without a try