Translation of backstroke in Spanish:
- to do (the) backstrokeestilo (masculine) espaldanadar de espaldas or (Spain) a espalda or (Mexico) de dorsoExample sentences
- 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.
- Last year I had the luxury of swimming a few strokes backstroke so I could get a good look at the Golden Gate Bridge.
- Jackie, you're so good at the other strokes like crawl, backstroke, and breaststroke.
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