backbend

[bak-bend]
noun
an acrobatic feat in which one bends backward from a standing position until one's hands touch the floor.

Origin:
back1 + bend1

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backbend (ˈbækˌbɛnd)
 
n
a gymnastic exercise in which the trunk is bent backwards until the hands touch the floor

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