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stick the landing

stick the landing v. phr. to finish an athletic, gymnastic, or other sports performance with an ideal pose or stance, especially after a jump or leap; (hence, also outside of sports) to do or finish well; to win. Editorial Note: This term is part of the jargon of gymnastics, aerial and freestsyle skiing, the long jump, various kinds of boarding, and other similar sports. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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