back straddle vault


Definition of back straddle vault

: a gymnastics straddle vault in which the performer passes the left leg over the right side of the buck or horse and the right leg over the left side and clears the apparatus backward to land in a position the reverse of the starting position

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First Known Use of back straddle vault

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Back straddle vault.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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