Anything more complicated than a somersault looks like a cutscene from a PlayStation game.
Saying which she turned a somersault off the Woozy and, alighting on her feet, began wildly dancing about.
But Viggo turned a somersault instead of “Right about” and ran to the house.
The boys make a heap of clay and sod it, and with great speed run upon it and turn a somersault, lighting on their feet.
The leopard answered the report of the gun by making a somersault to the earth.
As soon as I had done so once or twice, I made a somersault, and away I went, striking out with my hands in the water.
The Clown shook hands, then turned a somersault and grinned from ear to ear.
He seemed morally to have turned a sort of somersault, and to find things looking differently in consequence.
Then it turned a somersault, beating the sea to waves like the boiling of a cauldron.
Why, I have known some old men of eighty, or even ninety, who positively didn't know how to turn a somersault.
1850, from somersault (n.). Related: Somersaulted; somersaulting.