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How to Backside Ollie

10:22 10th July 2013 by Sidewalk Magazine
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Following on from the Frontside Ollie on transition tutorial we brought you on Monday, Josh ‘Manhead’ Young now talks you through the backside variation!

 

For a backside ollie, you need to approach the ramp with your front shoulder turned away backside.

Backside Ollie

When your front wheels approach the curb, then you’ll do an ollie. Bring your knees up, turn in a backside manner.

Backside Ollie

It might seem a bit more scarier than the front side ollie because your back is towards the curb but you can see your landing sooner because you’re facing towards the transition. You want to land with all four wheels down.

Backside Ollie

Try to keep your body centered as you hit the transition and ride away.

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