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bird dismount

noun
1.
Hecht (def 1).

Hecht

[hekt] /hɛkt/
noun, Gymnastics.
1.
Also called bird dismount. a dismount, as from the horizontal bar, in which a gymnast releases the apparatus at the height of a backswing, sails forward with outstretched arms and legs, and lands upright on the feet.
2.
a vault over a long horse with the legs and body straight.
Origin of Hecht
presumably after a gymnast named Hecht
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