Noun(1) a swimming stroke that resembles the crawl except the swimmer lies on his or her back
Verb(1) swim on one's back
(1) He may be the best freestyle swimmer in the world, but the 100m backstroke was an event he entered to vary his programme.(2) Swimming backstroke gives them a chance to work the kinks out of their tired freestyle muscles with some active rest swimming.(3) As you begin the first part of the backstroke arm stroke, your arm enters the water fully extended over your shoulder, pinky finger first with the palm of your hand slightly pitched out to the side.(4) The backstroke and freestyle tapes are equally valuable.(5) The swimmer also picked up merits in the 4 x 50m freestyle and the 50m backstroke as he was credited with a 4th and 5th placing in the events.(6) As well as being a competitive swimming stroke, backstroke has an important role in injury prevention.(7) Molly's balance in the water is one of the reasons her backstroke is so fast.(8) he's getting ready to swim the channel backstroke(9) The 1996 Olympic champion in the 100 backstroke held the world record in the event from 1991-99.(10) he was fifth in the 200-meter backstroke(11) Last year I had the luxury of swimming a few strokes backstroke so I could get a good look at the Golden Gate Bridge.(12) It helps me to elevate the shoulder that's out of the water when I'm swimming regular backstroke , and it emphasizes hip rotation.(13) However 15 meters is difficult for most swimmers to sustain in a 200 backstroke .(14) I won the backstroke and breaststroke events(15) She also reached the final of the 200m backstroke , 200m breaststroke and 100m freestyle.(16) He nearly won four more bronzes when fourth in the 50m backstroke and breaststroke, and 100m of both those strokes.
(1) backstroke :: rugslag
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...but he can do the BACKSTROKE
in a toilet bowl.
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 9
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