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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THE SIX MARKS THAT ENDED BRIT PAIR'S DREAM 56.4 Inward dive Reverse dive with pike 56.4 Reverse 3' somersault 91.08 71.28 Reverse 4' somersault with tuck 4' somersault 87.69 4' somersault and 2' twists 91.08
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. So, I need to get back to Beijing and correct this," the 25-year-old world champion said.
The pair enjoyed a good opening effort, their reverse dive with pike earning them 52.20pts to place them third at the end of the first round behind China and Germany.
301 - reverse dive - the diver jumps off facing forwards, but once they are in the air, dives backwards towards the board.
Their programme has an inward dive (2.0 degree of difficulty), followed by a reverse dive (2.0), a back three and a half somersault (3.3), a reverse three and a half somersault (3.3), a forward four and a half somersault (3.7), and a back two and a half somersault with two and a half twists (3.6).
3PM Tom Daley and Pete Waterfield take their six dives in the synchronised 10m platform with an inward dive (2.0 degree of difficulty), followed by a reverse dive (2.0), a back three and a half somersault (3.3), a reverse three and a half somersault (3.3), a forward four and a half somersault (3.7), and a back two and a half somersault with two and a half twists (3.6).