Definition of backflip
: a backward somersault especially in the air
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Randy Pench Sacramento Bee file Backflip that changed everything Nieto’s signature celebration was a backflip.
The sophomore receiver/running back pulled in a one-handed catch while doing a backflip on his first attempt while messing around with teammate Mitch Gueller at the Bengals’ practice field Monday in Pocatello.
As chants for Gaethje rang out from the audience, Gaethje did a backflip off the cage to celebrate.
Dwyer volleyed it viciously over Ofori and celebrated with a backflip that reached similar heights.
Holland’s Instagram feed is littered with videos of leaps and backflips.
Shah was doing backflips and contemporary dance when his Israeli-American instructor first discovered his talent.
All that, and a triumphant slo-mo backflip, accompanied by Ode to Joy.
And between meets, 65-year-olds impress their friends with backflips.
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