Articles
   
       
Pics/Video
       
Wake 101
   
       
       
Shop
Search
 
 
 
 
 
Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
WakeWorld Home
Email Password
Go Back   WakeWorld > Trick Tips

Share 
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old     (M30)      Join Date: Sep 2019       08-07-2020, 11:32 AM Reply   
Hi

I have now atempted between 100 an 200 backroll atempts (one wake) without landing them.
I seem to always land with too much weight back (almost landing on my as/heels.

I simply do not know what to do in order to land this trick...

Should i increase speed and atempt wake to wake? Should i lean differently?

Please help before the season is over...

https://youtu.be/Q6Yd76iE_9I

From last year:

https://youtu.be/SckeBzIJQY4

https://youtu.be/lYx336wzqFk

Im getting a bit desperate and frustrated... i keep trying with the same results..
Old     (broncofan)      Join Date: Oct 2007       08-07-2020, 1:12 PM Reply   
Coming in to slow. Start slow but progress harder. Im not the best rider but I can land that consistently.
Old     (M30)      Join Date: Sep 2019       08-08-2020, 4:03 AM Reply   
Thanks

I manned up and went for it with more speed. Landed the trick finally. Will post video. Maybe not the cleanest landing, but iíll take it. Did a wake to wake with a bit shorter line
Old     (M30)      Join Date: Sep 2019       08-08-2020, 11:26 AM Reply   
Here is the video of the landed backroll. Not the cleanest, but i rode away, and i celebrated it

https://youtu.be/ybyhZNQtuXs
Old     (MG94)      Join Date: Aug 2020 Location: Gniew Send a message via ICQ to MG94       08-11-2020, 12:20 AM Reply   
Nice job. I finally decided to go for it a couple weeks ago and made a video of the attempts to the first landing.

https://youtu.be/2WYIXmk4wRI
Old     (broncofan)      Join Date: Oct 2007       08-12-2020, 10:52 PM Reply   
NICE MAN! Stoked for you.
Old     (skiboarder)      Join Date: Oct 2006       08-13-2020, 12:24 AM Reply   
Congratulations! First bankroll is a big deal.
Old     (fly135)      Join Date: Jun 2004       08-17-2020, 3:57 AM Reply   
Congrats! A bigger wake always helps too. I had the same experience when I learned the backroll. About 200 failed attempts on an unweighted 1992 Ski Nautique. I was ready to give up and take a lesson. Some guys with a weighted old school Nautique 2001 offered me a pull and I landed 3 in a row.
Old     (SethP)      Join Date: Jul 2016       08-18-2020, 5:50 AM Reply   
My biggest trick for getting that backroll consistent was limiting as many variables as possible. Cut in with your body already standing tall, legs almost straight and rigid and chest up and back leaning away from the boat. I don't cut out far on mine at all, so the edge is pretty aggressive. In order to not lose the handle/catch a lot of tension in the air, I keep my arms almost straight out on the approach and then just as I'm leaving the wake and my head turns to my lead ear, I yank the handle to my front hip and then its just a spotting game and make sure you stomp down to stop from overfllipping. It was my third invert I learned but its now my most consistent as the wake does the whole flip for you and theres far less edging technique than say a tantrum. The biggest problem I had was the rope being yanked out of my hands and yanking the handle into my front hip on take off cleaned that up with no more problems since! Congrats on landing it btw, thought I'd just give my ten cents on how to keep it consistent!
Old     (jonblarc7)      Join Date: Jul 2006       08-19-2020, 1:08 AM Reply   
I'm going to try the yanking the handle thing. My biggest problem with backrolls and is why I gave up after over 100 tries. Is when I get up side down, I can't keep the handle in. I let it out and I get stretched out.

Reply
Share 

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 8:14 PM.

Home   Articles   Pics/Video   Gear   Wake 101   Events   Community   Forums   Classifieds   Contests   Shop   Search
Wake World Home

 

© 2019 eWake, Inc.    
Advertise    |    Contact    |    Terms of Use    |    Privacy Policy    |    Report Abuse    |    Conduct    |    About Us