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Old    abadsvt            08-02-2006, 9:04 AM Reply   
Watch this video and at 1min and 30secs this guy does this roll but it doesn't look like a roll. Can someone please shed some light on what trick this is and how hard is it to do? I saw this trick and i instantly wanted to learn it. Thanks josh

http://broadbandsports.com/node/1811
Old    Antbug (antbug)      Join Date: Jul 2004       08-02-2006, 9:15 AM Reply   
it's an elephant. It's a crow but then you go back to your normal stance. There is another angle of it in the movie. Let me see where it's at.
Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       08-02-2006, 9:15 AM Reply   
Looks like an frelephant to me. (half TS front roll / half elephant).

And no that's not a trick I just made that up!
Old    Antbug (antbug)      Join Date: Jul 2004       08-02-2006, 9:15 AM Reply   
hahaha Rick is correct. He doesn't really do it right. Learn a TS front. It looks much better IMO
Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       08-02-2006, 9:17 AM Reply   
Ant,

I don't think you could really call that a true elephant in a textbook sense! LOL
Old    Antbug (antbug)      Join Date: Jul 2004       08-02-2006, 9:17 AM Reply   
watch the trick at 42 seconds. That's more of a correct elephant.
Old    Antbug (antbug)      Join Date: Jul 2004       08-02-2006, 9:22 AM Reply   
"frelephant" hahahaha Yep that's what that trick was.
Old    abadsvt            08-02-2006, 9:40 AM Reply   
I love that video partly cause i love that song. Thanks for the help. Those guys really rip it!
Old    Andy Nintzel (andy_nintzel)      Join Date: Sep 2004       08-02-2006, 12:06 PM Reply   
it almost looks like the old, eject from a toeside off axis spin. Like when you are fully commited, but then notice the rollers you are gunna land on, and have to eject.
Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       08-02-2006, 12:30 PM Reply   
It was definitely thrown in "no-mans land" that's for sure.
Old    sking55405            08-02-2006, 1:13 PM Reply   
does anyone know the name of that song?
Old    elias haldeman (elo)      Join Date: Jun 2005       08-02-2006, 1:36 PM Reply   
song- h.i.m.- she be right here in my arms

whats that wall of water in the begining of the video and in some other parts
Old    BG WCC (bigpapaf1f)      Join Date: May 2005       08-02-2006, 2:00 PM Reply   
The wall of water is two boat running side by side where the wakes come together!

HIM has been my fav band for years!! Since the pre Bam days when the only way we could get there suff in the US was off the net! (there from Finland) Good to see them get some love! If you like that you will love all there stuff! I have like them for like 5 years have every CD and still never get tired of them! The song Grubb rides to on All or Nothing is a HIM song and the Into is also the start of a HIM song! The first time I watch All or Nothing my jaw drop after the first few seconds of the video! In 02 nobody knew who HIM was in the US!

(Message edited by bigpapaf1f on August 02, 2006)
Old    chocobeat            08-02-2006, 7:24 PM Reply   
it doesnt look like an elephant to me.. looks more like an OA 5 with an ole handle pass.....
Old    Rich Dykmans (richd)      Join Date: Oct 2003       08-02-2006, 7:59 PM Reply   
It's hard to call it anything because it's kind of inbetween all of the trick mentioned above.
Old    cwbabsolute1080            08-02-2006, 8:40 PM Reply   
OMG... at 3:22 that is awesome... he does a HS front over two sets of wakes... looks sick... lol.... WOW
Old    Bill Montanye (bill)      Join Date: Feb 2001       08-02-2006, 9:22 PM Reply   
I agree the 42 sec clip is as close to an elephant as most of us non pros will get(we cant all be (Greg N) ,nice trick but the 1:30 trick is just a two handed front roll where he lets go late with back hand ,nothing more nothing less IMO
Old    sking55405            08-02-2006, 9:27 PM Reply   
Hey bg i listened to a couple of their new songs but didnt know it was one of their songs. I now have that whole cd and am working on getting more of their stuff right now. Their good

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