One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A vaulting horse fitted with a pair of curved handgrips, used for a gymnastic exercise consisting of swings of the legs and body.
- ‘Fashion Police can think what they want about the outfit but I'll be damned if she doesn't look about ready to break into a sprint and vault onto a pommel horse.’
- ‘Asked if hitting a baseball is harder than swinging on the pommel horse, Johnson regarded both with respect.’
- ‘Ivankov fell again from the pommel horse early in the all-around final, but fought his way back up the standings.’
- ‘It has become a byword for elegant and difficult exercises, especially on the pommel horse.’
- ‘Tikhonovsky won floor exercise, but Kryukov claimed gold on the pommel horse, parallel bars, and high bar.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.