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wswb4lfe 10-19-2009 7:08 PM

I just have a few questions about ollies. i'm an intermediate rider(front bigspins 3 shuvs and can pretty much kickflip). im just curious though because on my kickflip i can only do them inside out. i can never really ollie high enough to do them in the flats. i really need help!

dlwsrider 10-19-2009 7:15 PM

It's not ollie height, it's technique. Practice getting the board fully in the air before you kick it. That should keep it straight and make it flip faster.

wswb4lfe 10-19-2009 7:24 PM

so i dont need to worry about a high ollie?

dlwsrider 10-19-2009 7:26 PM

I never do. Obviously I like popping the mess out of it, and it's more fun to do, but if I don't really focus , and just worry about the flip, I land them everytime. Same with Varials, except I dont land them everytime, haha.

wswb4lfe 10-19-2009 7:37 PM

ok thanks

deepcove 10-26-2009 6:04 PM

The ollie is the foundation for most tricks, you should work on getting em higher.......would probably make your 3 shuvs and big spins look a whole lot better if you popped em high.

wswb4lfe 10-26-2009 7:04 PM

Its weird. i can pop my shuvs and 3 shuvs and everything higher than my ollies.

kampus96 10-29-2009 1:25 PM

worry as much as you can about popping them. dont half ass a trick ever. it will build bad habits and get you some digruntled looks


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