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homedawg678 01-10-2008 3:05 PM

If i am pretty consistent with my pop shuv its on a skateboard, will it be really easy to take that to the water and land on a wakeskate, considering i ride switch skateboarding and regular wakeskating? <BR> <BR> <BR>Thanks

wakemitch 01-10-2008 3:32 PM

its going to feel a lot different but its the same idea. just get solid ollies on the wakeskate and then star trying some shuvs. but make sure you can ollie first

homedawg678 01-10-2008 4:41 PM

yea i can ollie pretty well

wakemitch 01-10-2008 4:52 PM

nice. just remember to throw the shuv with your back foot. push your back foot down and behind you.and throw it forward so the board keeps up with you. <BR> <BR>keep the handle low <BR>cut out <BR>flatten off <BR>count to 3 <BR>pop it <BR>spin it while throwing it out infront of you <BR>spot the board <BR>catch it with your feet wide(front foot right before nose kicktail and back foot right before the kicktail) <BR>land with your knees bent and handle in at your waist with your elbow bent <BR>and you will ride away.

notsobueno 01-10-2008 7:08 PM

I did my first shuv on a wakeskate just this year. I'm 40. Never done a shuv on a skateboard either. You can do it.

lovin_the_wake 01-11-2008 10:29 AM

I can almost stick the pop shuv I usually only get one foot on the board right before I eat it but I was getting close at the end of the season

homedawg678 01-12-2008 3:04 PM

dtw, haha thats nice man.

norcal18 01-13-2008 8:51 PM

my problem has been that my feet are too close together on the landings

waketx05 02-11-2008 10:10 AM

i landed a shuv at TSR(Texas Ski Ranch) about a month ago.. totally random trick.. my higher level wakeskating buddy fell and wen i rode by him.. i tried it.. just to see if i could get some attention.. and to my surprise.. it just happend to work.. you will get it... just keep tryin


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