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Old    John VonDerAu (party_foul)      Join Date: Jun 2009       07-10-2009, 12:02 PM Reply   
I've got my backrolls down tight, now time for some style. What is the easiest grab on a backroll? Anything will help.
Old    Bhyatt (bhyatt_ohp)      Join Date: Oct 2007       07-10-2009, 12:03 PM Reply   
nose
Old    Small Light (stephan)      Join Date: Nov 2002       07-10-2009, 12:06 PM Reply   
Kinda depends on how you do your backroll. If you do a mexi roll indy grabs are easy. If you do a normal roll a nose grab is easiest. The toughest part is keeping yourself from going to revert. Basically you need to come in on a different edge where its less progressive and emphasize standing off the top. Push your back hand across your body to prevent going to revert.
Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       07-10-2009, 12:07 PM Reply   
NOSE for me fo sho-
Old    Joe Umali (dakid)      Join Date: Feb 2001       07-10-2009, 12:12 PM Reply   
big heavy's got a nasty nose-broll! i dig it! i wish i had the balls to start grabbing my brolls. haha!
Old    John VonDerAu (party_foul)      Join Date: Jun 2009       07-10-2009, 12:32 PM Reply   
Going for the nose. Thanks guys I'll let you know how it goes.
Old    Eubanks (eubanks01)      Join Date: Jun 2001       07-10-2009, 12:46 PM Reply   
I need to finally put a grab on my r2r. I'm thinking nose would look best huh? I like the look of them better than melan.
Old    Scooter (czap)      Join Date: Oct 2007       07-10-2009, 7:09 PM Reply   
if you dont wanna take your front hand off try indy that how i do mine
Old    Roddyrod (wakeslife)      Join Date: Jul 2005       07-10-2009, 7:44 PM Reply   
Seems like back hand grabs would be tough, but i might try indy...
Old    Scooter (czap)      Join Date: Oct 2007       07-10-2009, 8:02 PM Reply   
give it a whirl. the trick to grabbin inverts is lookin at your grab.. if you dont you will most likely just reach and reach and never find it. When i was figurin out the indy rolly i kept wantin to leave early so make sure and wait
Old    Kyle Duffy (duffmangt)      Join Date: Jan 2008       07-11-2009, 8:40 AM Reply   
whats the difference between a mexican roll and a backroll? like what would make it easier to grab indy vs nose
Old    Bart Urban (bartush)      Join Date: Jan 2007       07-11-2009, 6:11 PM Reply   
i do indy grabs. or try to. you will probably find yourself reaching down to grab the board but unable to reach it. if that happens just wait a little longer before going for the grab, that helps me stick em.
Old    Dustin Yost (dyost)      Join Date: Jan 2007       07-13-2009, 7:01 PM Reply   
I found stale easiest when learning. It allows you to bend your knees a little and bring the board behind you if you're having trouble getting the grab. Once you got the grab solid you can poke the back leg to add some style. Indy is not terrible either, agree with Scooter that a quick look at your board helps you get the grab. I can usually find a stale grab w/ no look, but have to peek at the board to get indy on a backroll and tantrum.

I've yet to get the nose, always feel like I'm pulling around to revert.
Old    tom jack knotek (tom13knotek)      Join Date: Feb 2009       07-14-2009, 8:30 AM Reply   
stalefish is easiest the lofty mexi way imo
Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       07-14-2009, 8:32 AM Reply   
Eubanks I like to grab my R2r's Mute. That seems to bethe easiest for me, or Melan.
Old    Craig Butinsky (olddude)      Join Date: Oct 2003       07-15-2009, 4:31 AM Reply   
Nose grabsUpload
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Old    Eubanks (eubanks01)      Join Date: Jun 2001       07-15-2009, 6:30 AM Reply   
Andy - Cool, yeah it will probably be nose or mute for me. Now if I can ride so I can try these and the TS BS 1!
Old    David F (focker)      Join Date: Aug 2006       07-15-2009, 7:32 AM Reply   
Craig, props, that is a NICE nose backroll dude. Looks like your back leg is completely locked - serious boneage.

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