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Top 5 Tricks For Beginners

Postby Toby » Sun Jan 08, 2017 7:35 pm

Top 5 Tricks For Beginners

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Re: Top 5 Tricks For Beginners

Postby grigorib » Mon Jan 09, 2017 12:35 am

Downloop transition or downloop transition to toeside are fairly simple and look great. Gives you so all the power you want on the exit and is great for lightwind.

It's funny how people on the shore appreciate smooth, long and simple moves compared to a hairball of a wakestyle trick (which could be complex above level of non-kiting crowd comprehension).

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Re: Top 5 Tricks For Beginners

Postby Starsky » Mon Jan 09, 2017 2:23 am

Hairball wake style trick! No no my friend you are mistaken. Your confusing wake style with competition freestyle.

Love Jake's videos. Dre, Jake, and riders like Reinstra or Parker are some of the very best riders to watch. Each one wake style to the core. Everything done with flow, commitment, amplitude and above all, style. Laid out rotations, tweaked grabs, impeccable timing and the taste to keep it simple are core attributes of wake style. Just because boots took over in competition doesn't make it wake style. Modern day competition freestyle is the flippy twisty, stuff that is often too tech for the timing to look stylish. Amazing athletes, but often not as nice on the eye as riding done for the sake of feel rather than simply degree of difficulty. The spectrum gets techy at one end and dangly at the other. Right in the middle is straight up wake style. Mixes well with things like loops, slides and big ass airs.

Wake style riders:

Lou, Slezak, Gould, Reinsert, Parker, Jake, Bert, Best, Stone, Maurice, and of course Dre.

Freestyle riders:

Hadlow, Lenten, Zoon, Tack, Langaree, etc.

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