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Backflips Over Bigger Jumps
Hey Guys, my mountain just put in their big jump line and I want to start flipping them. I will either try front flips or backflips. I can do them on smaller Backcountry jumps and 15-20 foot park jumps but I was wondering what they are like on 30-40ft jumps with a steeper landing. So my main question how much different will it feel ecspecially with the steep landing and more air time.
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it will feel more better..
just did my first backies on a bigger booter today. Its not really that different your just in the air longer. And if you fuck up you might get hurted more badder.
alright well, when I learned backflips, I did them in a weird way where my legs would almost lead the flip, and I couldn't spot them for shit, except at the very end of the flip. I think it was because I would huck my entire body backwards and not lead the flip with my head, thus why I couldn't spot them very well. When I hit a jump (small ones because I was terrified of doing them on bigger ones) then only way I would land is if I guessed how fast to rotate. I tried a double backflip like this because I didn't know how to do a single one slow enough, lol.
Then I learned how to do them properly, spot your landing all the way through, and it's the most fun thing ever. Start your flip with your head, almost as if you're trying to spot for your landing right away, before you know it, your landing will be in plain sight. Especially for bigger jumps, don't huck very hard right off the lip, you'll most likely over rotate if you do. Besides, once you see the landing, you can speed up or slow down the flip as needed. Lay it out! :D
so much more fun dude. just don't sling it
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