Far Arm Cartwheel: Begins when lead foot initiates inverted rotation. The trail hand only contacts the cheering surface. While inverted, legs extend in the "X" position. The skill is completed when trail foot contacts the cheering surface. In Round 2, the far arm cartwheel must be performed parallel with torso facing cheer judges when in inverted position. Arm position is optional at the beginning and end of the skill.
Flair: An enhancement to a stunt.
Flatback: The flyer is transitioned from a vertical position to a horizontal face-down or face-up position between two or more bases.
Flip: An aerial skill involving head over heels rotation (same as "salto")
Floor Skills: Gymnastic skills, rolls, and jumps along with tumbling skills and drops that are performed by competitors with the skill beginning and ending on the performance surface.
Flyer: A person who receives primary support from another person anytime during a stunt.
Formation: A position on the cheer surface identified by viewing the placement of all team members and their relationship to each other.
Forward Roll: Begins in a squat position. Arm position optional. Hands placed on cheering surface as tucked rotation occurs. Front roll ends in standing position. The skill can be performed either parallel to or toward the judges in Round 2.
Front Handspring: Begins in standing position, arms optional. The body executes a complete revolution by power hurdling from an upright position into a handstand and then pushing off(springing) from the floor with the hands so as to leap back to an upright position, Legs are closed at the vertical. Skill is completed when both feet touch the cheering surface. Skill must be performed parallel to the panel judges in Round 2.
Front Hurdler Jump: At the peak of the jump, the front leg is extended higher than parallel to the cheering surface and is in front of the torso. The back leg is bent in a flat, hurdle position, parallel to the cheering surface OR in a back leg, bent knee to surface and toe to ceiling position. The upper torso must be performed parallel to the judging panel showing the hurdle leg to the judging panel in Round 2. Arm positions are optional.
Front Walkover: Starting position arms are optional. Body begins in a standing position. Lead leg starts forward rotation, hands are placed on the cheering surface, rotation occurs with legs in extended inverted split position. Skill ends when the trail foot touches the cheering surface. Skill must be performed parallel to panel judges in Round 2.
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