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-   -   How to land 180 (http://www.wakeworld.com/forum/showthread.php?t=91309)

sikboy 12-08-2003 10:39 AM

HEEEEEELLPPP <BR>im a newbeee to wakeboarding "approx 10 times". ive just figured out how to jump from wake to wake sucessfully, now i want to learn how to do a 180. <BR>i try but for some reason my back end just slides out and i end up falling backwards... kartweeling... you know the usual fun stuff. <BR>can anyone tell me how they learnt to do this.

kristian 12-08-2003 10:49 AM

what your doing is spinning before you pop. Make sure you jump first, then rotate by bringing the handle in to your back hip.

skydog96 12-08-2003 12:19 PM

assuming you are regular, when pulling the handle to your right hip, rotate it so your thumb is pointing downward, this will put you over your board and help you not to slide out.

solo 12-08-2003 12:29 PM

Spot your landing then look for the shoreline.

jarrod 12-08-2003 12:43 PM

can you do a 180 ollie in the flats? Learn this first.

greatdane 12-08-2003 12:57 PM

Ride switch often. <BR>Land on your toes and ride away on your toes.

jamesb 12-08-2003 2:50 PM

Don't try to rush the 180 in the air, take it nice and slow. U should land with the board pointing as if you are going to cut out to the other side and make sure that you bend your knees alot when you land. Most people push out the tail of their board when first trying them because they are not taking it round far enough and landing on your TOESIDE edge. <BR> <BR>Good luck, you will be stoked when you get it!

sikboy 12-09-2003 6:53 AM

thanks fot the tips fellas..<img src="http://www.wakeworld.com/MB/Discus/clipart/biggrin.gif" border=0>ill take your advice onboard and give it another shot next smash session!!!!! <BR>tanx


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