What is a backside Boardslide?
Backside Boardslide is the term for sliding with the middle of your board on a rail or ledge that is behind you therefore “Backside”. This trick is essential and can be learned at an early stage. But be aware of the possibilities that the BS Boardslide gives you.
What is a frontside boardslide?
Frontside Boardslide is the term for sliding with the middle of your board on a rail or ledge that is in front of you therefore “Frontside.” The FS version of the Boardslide is slightly harder than the BS version because you only turn your hips into the slide instead of your whole body.
What is a lip slide?
What Is a Lipslide? The lipslide is a skateboarding trick where the skater pops onto the edge of a structure or handrail, sliding along it on the center of the board between the two trucks. With a lipslide, the tail of the board goes up and over a structure first (whereas the boardslide trick leads with the nose).
What is the best way to boardslide?
The best way to start boardsliding is to 50-50 half of the box, then shuffle into a boardslide and hold that position throughout the second half of the box. As you’re sliding in a counter rotated position, snap your arms back in front of you as you ride off the box, this will make you come out forwards (in your regular stance).
What is the most common problem snowboarders have when trying this trick?
The most common problem snowboarders have when trying this trick is slipping out on their heel edge, which = a sore bum, knocked head or death. Make sure to keep your weight low and forward with the feature as you hold the boardslide.
How do I start boardsliding?
Let’s Ride! Once you have the movement of counter rotating into the boardslide position, take it to a real box. The best way to start boardsliding is to 50-50 half of the box, then shuffle into a boardslide and hold that position throughout the second half of the box.
What is a backside boardslide?
The Backside Boardslide (Back Board as us in the business say), just like The Lion King, is an all time classic. It is a basic jib trick that every talented rider has on lock and with the right technique, is easily one of the most stylish tricks on the mountain.