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The Aerial is essentially a cartwheel that flies through the air without the hands touching the ground.  To perform this skill, many athletes hurdle or run, and some simply step forward.  Then, using the same method as a cartwheel, the back leg is kicked overhead, while the torso drives downward.  The arms can be to the sides or pulled in, and the body executes a half turn, landing on one leg, and quickly arriving in a lunge position. 


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