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1st Jul '16 11:59:19 PM morane
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* Averted on skydiving, as countering your landing with your hand may easily break your wrist. You are advised either to land on your feet, or make the parachute landing roll.
23rd Jun '16 10:29:23 AM A.P.D.
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* ComicBook/IronMan does this so often it is his signature pose, although unlike most characters, his legs aren't widely spread apart. And his fist usually ends up ''in'' the ground as opposed to on top of it, since Iron Man usually does this at high speed and wearing heavy, durable armor.

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* ComicBook/IronMan does this so often Popularized, in the case of ComicBook/IronMan, after the [[http://static.batanga.com/sites/default/files/styles/full/public/comics.batanga.com/files/La-portada-del-dia-Iron-Man-76.jpg?itok=9ydY4WGF cover]] to ''Iron Man'' Vol. 3 #76 by Adi Granov, to the point it is has become his signature pose, although unlike most characters, his legs aren't widely spread apart. And his fist usually ends up ''in'' the ground as opposed to on top of it, since Iron Man usually does this at high speed and wearing heavy, durable armor.pose.



*** Iron Man does this basically whenever he lands at high speed (and at one point, hovering at head level before cutting thrust and literally dropping himself into this pose).
*** Black Widow does it in ''Film/IronMan2'', as seen in the page image, but it's not a landing; she's actually getting up from a slide along the ground.
*** In ''Film/IronMan3'', [[spoiler:the CreativeClosingCredits feature a montage of shots of three-point landings from throughout the series]].
** ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' has Tony end up like that after being headbutted by Thor. He doesn't even pause for half a second.

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*** While the first movie didn't feature Iron Man does this basically whenever he lands at high speed (and at one point, hovering at head level before cutting thrust performing a three point landing, prominent [[http://i.annihil.us/u/prod/marvel/i/mg/c/60/4bc3a3af47b98.jpg concept art]] and literally dropping himself into this pose).
[[https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-HvYs4BSaWa4/VPeXysJSEzI/AAAAAAAAF6U/_Ch7gY3plHk/w640-h960/IMG_2449.JPG promotional artwork]] did. Both images were based on the [[http://static.batanga.com/sites/default/files/styles/full/public/comics.batanga.com/files/La-portada-del-dia-Iron-Man-76.jpg?itok=9ydY4WGF cover]] to ''Iron Man'' Vol. 3 #76 by Adi Granov (with the concept art being drawn by Granov himself).
*** Black Widow does it in In ''Film/IronMan2'', Iron Man performs a three-point landing in two different instances of landing on the Stark Expo main stage, [[http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/ironman/images/2/27/Iron_Man_Expo_Landing.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20140625180802 here]] and [[http://static6.comicvine.com/uploads/scale_large/11128/111284868/5199957-iron+man+entrance+gif.gif here]]. Black Widow also performs one, as seen in the page image, but it's not a landing; she's actually getting up from a slide along the ground.
*** In ''Film/IronMan3'', Featured in one of ''Film/IronMan3'''s [[http://vignette3.wikia.nocookie.net/marveldatabase/images/e/e9/Iron_Man_3_%28film%29_poster_006.jpg/revision/latest?cb=20130228172348 posters]], a [[http://blogdesuperheroes.es/wp-content/plugins/BdSGallery/BdSGaleria/9793.jpg promo art]] and a [[https://library.creativecow.net/articles/kaufman_debra/VFX_Alessandro-Cioffi_Iron-Man_3/assets/Trixster_SCT_0320_01_CA_v004.jpg scene]]. The [[spoiler:the CreativeClosingCredits feature a montage of shots of three-point landings from throughout the series]].
** ''Film/{{The Avengers|2012}}'' has Tony end up like that after being headbutted by Thor. He doesn't even pause for half performing a second.three-point landing when he makes an appearance in Germany to capture Loki.



** ''Film/AvengersAgeOfUltron'': Iron Man performs a three-point landing during the assault on Hydra's Sokovia base.



* In ''Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld'', Matthew Patel does this during his battle with Scott.

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* In ''Film/ScottPilgrimVsTheWorld'', both Scott and Matthew Patel does this do it during his battle with Scott.their fight.
19th Jun '16 1:41:58 PM GALX
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* ''Film/IRobot'', when Sonny escapes from the lab by jumping a dozen stories to the lobby, he performs a text book 3 point landing, [[GroundShatteringLanding breaking the stone floor]]. Helps that he's a robot.
10th Jun '16 3:05:31 PM WillKeaton
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** Also during the video game trailer for ''VideoGame/SonicBoom'', Amy lands like this, whereas the boys hit the ground in less dignified manners [[labelnote:*]]Sonic and Tails on their faces, Knuckles on his back[[/labelnote]].

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** Also during the video game trailer for ''VideoGame/SonicBoom'', Amy lands like this, whereas the boys hit the ground in less dignified manners manners.[[labelnote:*]]Sonic and Tails on their faces, Knuckles on his back[[/labelnote]].back.[[/labelnote]]
10th Jun '16 3:05:00 PM WillKeaton
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* ''Film/{{Deadpool|2016}}'': Deadpool enthusiastically calls this a "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwUilIo036g Superhero landing]]", and gets all excited to see one of his opponents about to do it, though he does note that it's hard on the knees and [[AwesomeButImpractical totally impractical]].

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* ''Film/{{Deadpool|2016}}'': Deadpool enthusiastically calls this a "[[https://www.[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwUilIo036g Superhero landing]]", "Superhero landing,"]] and gets all excited to see one of his opponents about to do it, though he does note that it's hard on the knees and [[AwesomeButImpractical totally impractical]].
9th Jun '16 10:50:44 PM Obiwanlivesforever2
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* Toad does during the theme song of ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution''.

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* Toad does this during the theme song of ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution''.
9th Jun '16 10:50:23 PM Obiwanlivesforever2
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* Toad does during the theme song of ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution''.
9th Jun '16 4:12:55 AM IndirectActiveTransport
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[[folder:Professional Wrestling]]
* The Wrestling/{{Chikara}} Young Lion turned [[Wrestling/DragonGate Open The Brave Gate]] holder Ricochet does this pose ''a lot'', mainly as a means of taunting opponents who thought he was going to do some fancy form of offense or just to highlight how much more athletic he is(or thinks he is).[[/folder]]
20th May '16 10:45:00 PM Wint
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* In ''VideoGame/{{Overwatch}}'', Genji, being the CyberNinja, averts this - ''barely''. He lands on two points, with his fingers merely centimeters from the floor.
8th May '16 8:37:56 AM Arancaytar
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* Spitfire does a three-point landing early in the ''WesternAnimation/MyLittlePonyFriendshipIsMagic'' episode "Newbie Dash". Of course, she has four legs to begin with, so she actually has to raise one of her forelegs.
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