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How to throw a first back
I’ve been skiing more and more aggressively the past couple years, and am most likely going to take some freeride lessons/compete next year. I never really thought about trying to do tricks and sht before, but after skiing with some free rider friends who were all throwing backs off stuff, it looked hella fun. What recommendations would y’all give for trying a back? All the friends just said “huck and pray” but is there any tips anyone has?
idk how to give you technical advice but I'd say get them down on a tramp first, huck them with more and more air time so you learn to gauge how fast to spin
if you don't have access to a tramp search out your local gymnastics club, they'll probably have a drop in night once a week or something, or find a buddy who has a decent tramp.
once your comfortable on a tramp go out with your buddies, find a nice booter with some pow in the landing and send er
**This post was edited on Mar 31st 2018 at 3:40:51pm
Really doesn’t take a lot of skill, just commit fully and make sure to spot
2. Learn them on a tramp.
3. Film them learn from your mistakes and others success.
4.build a popy jump with a pow or slushy landing.
Pop is key for backies most people just sling them first try.
Learn them on a tramp. Then learn them on a rope swing. This way you are used to the forward momentum as well. Not a good first trick.
Doing them off a swing set is very easy if you don't have access to a tramp.
back flips are lame stick to straight airs and side jumps on rails
If you have it dialed on a tramp, go watch some tutorials on youtube. Then it's all up to you to commit to it and send it. Plus, it's not a super technical trick; my one friend wanted to try one on a slushy night. He has backs dialed on the trampoline, but can't 360 medium sized jumps on skis. So being good friends we encouraged and filmed him. He landed the backflip third try.
google "how to do a backflip newschoolers" and watch tutorial videos and read threads. There's a lot of content out there for ya
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