When I really started getting "good" at skate, is when I started incorporating shifties non-stop. I love them, and it gives you the ability to make each and every trick unique. Brilliant design. Really, the whole concept of dedicated buttons/sticks to "body parts" if you will, is genius and intuitive.
For example, on the fun track, I would pop a tiny quick ollie/nollie just before dropping in up top to land perfectly on the transition....naturally i would time an ill ass shifty/poke just before I touched down.
My style has gotten simpler and simpler, and I try and think about aesthetics always. Like, what would look coolest, not what's worth the most points.
P.S. threadjack of all threadjacks, this is now a I Love SKATE thread.
Having fun at skiing's expense since '09.