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TS Powerslide1.This slide reminds me of a hard stop on your toes going down the mountain on a snowboard. Try dragging your free hand in the water to help control the slide. 2. This is a slide that will help you for toeside approaches to rails while attempting front board slides. Approaching a rail toeside […]
Frontside Boardslide1. For slides like these two, it helps to start from the middle of the wakes and try to slide on the wake, and then work your way to starting on the outside of the wakes to slide the lip. 2. After you get the slide down, try to ollie into the slide and […]
Backside Lipslide1. Try sliding in the back lip position in the middle of the two wakes at 10 to 12 mph before you try it at full speed on the lip of the wake. 2. It helps to use the handle to move your body and work the wake. Move the handle far behind your […]
HS Powerslide1. What makes the powerslide work is a hard edge out and quick change of direction back in toward the wake. Don’t just edge out and then spin the board; you might catch your heelside edge. Carve fast back in toward the wake to make the fins lose traction. 2. It helps to learn […]
Lots of people do an ollie hop to 90-degree heelside lip slide, but Rob Struharik likes to put a new twist on it by adding an extra 180 and sliding on his toes. It’s a cool little maneuver you can learn either while riding in a straight line or on the turn around when you […]