Johngreenacreyeah most people do this. lining up important musical movements to big tricks absolutely contributes to the intensity of an edit.
your title sort of sounds like you are asking how people do this well, and I think a lot of people do it differently.
personally, I make a rough cut of the edit without music, just shots layed out in the general order I think will work best.
Then, I lay the track over it, and line up the most important parts (bass drop with big trick landing or something).
Last, I will extend or trim in and out runs of tricks to try to get landings slow mo or cuts to line up with the rhythm of the music.
for me this is the best mix of time efficiency and clean music/shot cohesion.
interested to hear what others do!
Yo I do the same process haha. I wasn't asking how to, more just curious what other peoples process is to maybe expand my horizons a bit and get a fresh perspective.
Watching some level1 films recently I saw a total different style, it seems like they only like to line up hits to music more occasionally than other guys like TGR etc.