Part 2 Skateboarding Tricks and Tips and How to Perform Them

Skateboarder girlSkateboarding is among the most popular hobbies in America and across other countries. This sport has a long winding history and has been popularized for the excellent, sensational and intricate tricks and maneuvers performed by professionals. The professional skateboarders make skateboarding seem to be quite easy, although getting to such heights can be a nightmare if a novice isn’t determined. Patience is key as it takes months and even years of practice to get these moves perfect and right. Skateboarding professionals have made the sport a pitch higher to attempt dangerous maneuvers over the roof sections. There are numerous dangerous and reckless tricks and tactics being attempted over the rooftops and roof gaps.

There are countless variations and ways skateboarding tricks can be performed. Here, we are going to discuss some of the advanced techniques used in this fabulous sport. The tricks and maneuvers we are going to discuss are;

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Flip Skateboarding Tricks and How to Perform Them

skateFlip tricks are skateboarding tricks performed by making the board rotate around its horizontal or vertical axis, or even simultaneously. Rodney Mullen invented the first flip trick, known as kickflip. These moves are typically done from an Ollie setup except pressure flips. The path to professional skateboarding starts with the basics. Begin with the basic tricks and you shall get better over time. This guide looks at the three best flip trick and how to perform them.

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Flatland Skateboarding Tricks and How to Perform Them

longboarder Flatland skateboarding focuses of particular tricks that are performed on a flat ground. There are many flatland skateboarding tricks that can be performed with the use of a skateboard. Some of these tricks are easy for some skateboarders while others may find them hard to do. You need to wear a protective helmet and pads to avoid sustaining serious injuries such as head trauma and broken bones. Below is a descriptive guide to the best four flatland tricks, their video description and how to perform them. These tricks are;

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The Mutt: How to Skateboard and Not Kill Yourself Book Review

The Mutt available on Amazon
The Mutt available on Amazon

The book – The Mutt: How to Skateboard and Not Kill Yourself is written by the authors Rodney Mullen and Sean Mortimer. It is a 288-page book published by HarperCollins, 2005. Sean Mortimer is a contributor to this book.

About Rodney Mullen

Rodney is a former freestyle works champion who has the best contest record in professional skating. He is solely credited for laying the foundations for street skating, an act that landed him to be voted the 2002 skater of the year. Mullen is a world champion freestyle skateboarder. He is the man who brought the Ollie, a trick that revolutionized the skating sport by taking it from the ground to air. Many of the intricate maneuvers and tricks he invented went on to be learned on the Vert by the future generations. He is a pioneer who expressed the dynamics of skateboarding.

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Skateboarding Tricks and Tips and How to Perform Them

Skate RadicalA time comes when you feel comfortable enough to ride and tow your skateboard. This is the time you are ready for the first trick. Many people try to work on the same tricks as they roll their skateboards. Working on the same trick time and again for too long can ruin your skate session making you be either frustrated or get bored.

Rolling is what makes other tricks fun. Doing your tricks with speed will step up your game. You should not rush to more advanced skills until you have a solid balance towing your board. We are going to explore the best trick you should try as a skateboarder as these tricks will lead to the subsequent invention of your other tricks.

INTRODUCTION – BEGINNER GUIDE

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Understanding the Different Types and Parts of a Skateboard

.SkateboarderSkateboarding is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. It is celebrated as an activity that promotes both individualism and perseverance. If you have never done skateboarding before, it is the time you consider visiting your local skateboard shop and purchase a complete skateboard. Probably, you might be having some questions about the parts of a skateboard itself. Rest your worries and continue reading as this guide takes you through the different types and parts of a complete skateboard.

Types of skateboards

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The Tony Hawk’s Biography and Game Series

Available Sep 2015 on Amazon. Click the picture to go to Amazon to pre-order.
Available Sep 2015 on Amazon. Click the picture to go to Amazon to pre-order.

Anthony Frank Hawk (Tony Hawk) was born on May 12, 1968, San Diego – California, USA. Tony has forgotten more tricks than the total skills learned by most skateboarders in their career. He helped skateboarding enter the mainstream towards the end of the 20th century. His most prestigious achievement was an unearthing skateboarding holy grail where he became the only person to land successfully a 900. Tony has worked in helping many people establish skateboard parks. He founded the Tony Hawk foundation that has provided many grants and technical assistance for new parks, particularly in the low income areas.

Personal Profile

As a kid, Tony was high-struck, quite intelligent and had a hyperactive combination once described by his mother as “Challenging.”

Aged nine, Tony received a skateboard from his elder brother, and this is the gift that defined his life.

He got his first sponsor, Dogtown Skateboarding at the age of 12.

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