backward dive

noun

Definition of backward dive

: a dive in fancy diving from a position facing the board and keeping the back toward the water throughout — compare cutaway

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First Known Use of backward dive

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of backward dive was in 1949

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“Backward dive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/backward%20dive. Accessed 22 Jan. 2022.

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