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homedawg678 05-29-2009 4:10 PM

I tried it a couple times and keep landing on my back / butt. Any tips ? <BR> <BR> <BR>Thanks

homedawg678 05-30-2009 3:34 PM

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q51j4mCnyFU" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q51j4mCnyFU</a>

lyle 06-01-2009 6:29 AM

Hey man, looks like you are doing what 99% of folks do when learning this trick. Just opening up too early. I know it feels weird but you just have to stay tucked longer. A couple tips I would say to help would be to take a little more aggressive approach into the wake. Also try to think about trying to over rotate the trick. Another thing to try is to think about going for a indy grab on this. Even if you dont get the grab, it will help you to tuck a little longer and come up right. Hope that helps, good luck with it man.

tcmercil 06-02-2009 11:34 AM

you flatten out right before you start to get to the wash.... keep the edge up through the wake and trip it at the end.... you are loosing 80% of your speed before you even try to trip it.... <BR> <BR>Think of it as running full blast and you happen to trip your toes on a curb, use the speed and the momentum to get you around.... <BR> <BR>The good thing - is you are close, next just drop that front hand and land to the scarecrow - - super easy once you get this dialed in...

tcmercil 06-02-2009 12:05 PM

Looking at it again - look at your edge from when you start (you can see the spray from your board) - your body position is at an angle - - then you get 10 feet before the wake, you hardly see any spray - and your body position is definitely different than how it was when you started??- (edge?) it's gone.... so you've lost everything and at that point and no matter if you grab, or try to over rotate, you won't land - you need to keep the edge up and trip at the end of it - - then you won't have a problem.

briand 08-03-2009 9:37 PM

I agree with Tim. I just learned these earlier this year and I used to do the same thing. Try to wait longer before you flatten off your edge.

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