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up as an illusion flip. There wa (13th Mar 19 at 5:32am UTC)


Aaron Snyder, who rode for Shorty’s skateboards in the 90s and later went pro for Darkstar, told VICE the Nike Air Max TN Donne early ambiguity surrounding frontside flips stemmed from the awkward motions the trick requires. “A Nike Air Max 90 Mujer backside flip” (like a frontside flip but turning 180° in the direction of the skater’s toes rather than heels) “is such a Nike Air Force 1 Dames logical thing. I can turn that way and kick the board. It makes sense,” Snyder said. “Going the other way doesn't make a whole lot of initial logic.”Snyder thinks the illusion flip emerged as a workaround to complete the basic Adidas Superstar Dames frontside Nike Internationalist Femme flip motion for those who weren’t able to flick and catch the board. “[Skateboarders] hadn't developed enough technique with flip tricks to be able to implement it, so the first time you ever saw frontside flips was this weird hybrid www.tomaszrozmus.pl version that looked like a new trick,” he said. “You knew it was a frontside flip, but it looked like something totally different.”

That lack of technique www.marysiamilewski.fr might also have contributed to the illusion flip’s name. “It had this illusiveness to it Nike Air Vapormax Mujer where you had to learn a new technique that you had never implemented in any kind of skating before,” Snyder said. “By the time the tail Nike Air Max 270 Femme strikes the ground, the [front] foot is already off the board and the thing still flips, which is my interpretation of why the name ended up as an illusion flip. There was no actual flick.”“There's not really a proper frontside Nike Air Max 90 Womens flip until Koston or Carroll. [Carroll] kind of cements the proper form, catching it sideways Nike Air Max 97 Mujer and then turning it.” - Mackenzie EisenhourSkateboards Nike Air Max TN Donne in the early 90s were also heavy and clunky, so flipping them at all was a challenge. Mackenzie Eisenhour, associate editor at Transworld Skateboarding, told me the flick-and-catch technique became more widespread as skateboards became smaller and narrower. “The Ali Mills one is totally through the legs, but you can see it’s on a www.ranchmistral.fr big-ass fucking boat board,” Eisenhour said.

According to Eisenhour, the first widely-known skateboarders to do well-executed flick-and-catch Nike Air Max 2017 Damenstyle frontside flips were Eric Koston (in Falling Down [1993] and Goldfish [1994]) and Mike Carroll (in Virtual Reality [1993] and Goldfish). “There's not really a proper frontside flip until Koston or Carroll,” he said. “Adidas ZX 750 Mujer [Carroll] kind of cements the proper form, catching it sideways and then turning it.” Once skateboarders saw they could do frontside flips with more finesse and dexterity by flicking and Nike Air Max 90 Femme catching the board, they both declared that style official and marked illusion-style flips as distinct and inferior. Adidas NMD Mujer “In Big Brother, Thrasher, or Transworld there'd be captions where they'd clown on shit,” Eisenhour said of tricks that fell out of style, like illusion flips. “Once that happened you knew it was a hard rule.”
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