Ollie on a Skate Board

How To : Ollie while moving/farther on a skateboard

This video shows Melvin the Nerd explaining how to do a moving ollie on a skate board. With his taped together sunglass and nerdy voice, he explains that a moving ollie is basically the same as a non-moving ollie. When standing on the skate board you use your back foot to push ...more

How To : Land a basic ollie on a skateboard

Ollie' is one of the most basic tricks. 'Ollie' is done in a forward direction. You have to stand with your right foot forward and the left foot in the back to move in the forward direction. If you are regular then you have to stand in the opposite way as shown. There are two ...more

How To : Ollie on a skateboard, for beginners

It takes most everyone a long time to do an ollie but once you have it done it happens all the time. When first starting out it is a good idea to learn the technique in the grass or on some carpet so the board doesn’t roll around. It’s also a good idea to fully learn the ollie ...more

How To : Ollie blunt on a skateboard with Danny Way

If you know how to perfrom an ollie on a skateboard, why not try for somthing bigger and more challenging? This how-to video with professional skateboarder Danny Way shows you how to do an ollie blunt on a skateboard. An ollie blunt is one of the more frustrating tricks there ...more

How To : Perform an ollie on a street skateboard

Street Skateboarding: Take It to the Streets The guys on the prefab ramps and half-pipes make the X Games headlines, but the real frontier of the skateboarding world is out on the street, where everyday obstacles become the tools of the trade. Find out here how to turn your s ...more

How To : Ollie better on a skateboard

Impress your friends with your sweet skateboard skills by learning how to ollie like a pro! First and foremost, you need to get yourself up to a comfortable speed. When you've reached a good speed, put your back foot on the tail and squat down to spring back up. Once you're up ...more

How To : Ollie 180 on a skateboard

Now that you can ollie comfortably on your skateboard, it's time to move onto bigger (and more impressive) things, like the ollie 180, which combines a hands-free jump with a 180° turn. For a complete breakdown of how to perform an ollie 180 on your own board, watch this skate ...more

How To : Ollie higher on a skateboard

This video shows how to ollie higher on a skateboard. It has demonstrations from Melvin the Nerd, who shows proper technique to ollie. The ollie is done best when your board is pushed backward as you are jumping, then pushed forward as you are elevating. To practice while movi ...more

How To : Do a frontside 180 ollie skateboard maneuver

The Frontside 180 Ollie is a skateboarding maneuver where the rider pops their board into the air and then does a 180-degree turn in mid-flight. Exclaiming “Gnarly!” afterward is totally optional. You will need a skateboard, a flat & dry surface, lots of practice, and courage ...more

How To : Do an ollie on a skateboard like a pro

Invented by Alan "Ollie" Gelfand in 1977, the Ollie is a skateboarding trick where the rider pops the tail of his skateboard into the air and then jumps with the board ‘stuck’ to his or her feet. Learn how to do an Ollie. You will need a skateboard, a flat & dry surface, lots ...more

How To : Get off the ground & ollie on a skateboard

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform an Ollie on a skateboard. An Ollie is a basic trick for getting off the ground and allows users to perform other tricks once learned. Place your back foot on the edge of the board's tail and front foot placed behind the fron ...more

How To : Backside 180 ollie on a skateboard

In this tutorial, we learn how to backside 180 ollie on a skateboard. First, start on the skateboard and have your back foot on the back of the board. Pop the board at an angle, then slide your foot up and turn your body and shoulders. After this, the board will come off the g ...more

How To : Ollie on a skateboard for beginners

In this tutorial, we learn how to ollie on a skateboard for beginners. To start, your front foot needs to be right behind the front bolts with the ball of your shoe hanging off. Your back foot needs to be on the end of the skateboard. Now you will try to do the ollie. Put your ...more

How To : Do a heelflip on a skateboard

Heel flip is a skateboard trick similar to a Kick flip. Get expert tips and advice on skateboard decks and trucks in this video tutorial. Take action: know how to do an ollie, know how to do a kickflip, do an ollie, extend lead foot past front of board, and once in the air, ex ...more

How To : 50-50 grind with a skateboard

Learn how to 50-50 grind with a skateboard. After you've mastered some skateboarding fundamentals, try moving on to the 50-50 grind. You Will Need * A skateboard * A certified skateboard helmet * Protective pads * Skateboard or athletic shoes * A grind box * Skate wax WARNI ...more

How To : Learn the basics of skateboarding

Learn how to learn the basics of skateboarding. Initially an offshoot of California’s surf scene, this extreme sport has taken America by storm. Before you can execute sweet tricks, you need to start with the basics. You Will Need * Pads, a helmet, and proper shoes * A skate ...more

How To : Do a melon on a skateboard

Want to learn some new skateboard tricks? Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to perform a melon on the skateboard. Before you attempt this move, you'll want to be familiar with executing ollies. When performing this skate board trick, you want to grab near t ...more

How To : Ollie with Tony Hawk

The title says it all. The worlds best skater, Tony Hawk, teaching you how to do the most basic and important skating trick: the ollie. The most important tricks you are going to learn in skating are ollies. The ollie is the act of jumping up using only your feet and the bring ...more

How To : Do krooked grinds on a skateboard

In this video Jarvis from Skate Warehouse will demonstrate how to do a proper crooked grind. Starting by riding up to your obstacle pay attention not to come in at a parallel angle. Next pop an ollie to hit the obstacle, aim for a spot on the rail slightly ahead of yourself be ...more

How To : Perform a nollie on a snowboard

Snowboarding: Hit the Slopes With Style There was a time when simply riding a snowboard made you the extreme guy on the slopes. But now, with more people strapping on a board instead of skis, the stakes have been raised. Fortunately, we've lined up this video tutorial to keep ...more

How To : Master the basics of skateboarding

This is a quick video tutorial on how to master the basics of skateboarding. These skateboarding basics include how to maneuver, ollie and perform a pop shuvit on your board. If you know nothing about skateboarding tricks, this could be a good start for you. Learn about the tr ...more

How To : Ollie with ease for beginners

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform an Ollie, kick flip and shuv-it skateboarding tricks. For the Ollie, begin with the back foot on the tip of the tail and the front foot on the middle of the board. Bend your knees slightly and extend your back as you raise u ...more

How To : Boardslide on a skateboard

Once you've mastered how to do an ollie on your skateboard, you will be ready to learn to boardslide. Check out this video and learn how to do this very cool trick. Step 1 Approach your board at a moderate speed. Step 2 When you are about a foot and a half away from the rail ...more

How To : Frontside flip on your skateboard with Ryan Smith

Professional skateboarder Ryan Smith teaches you how to perform a frontside flip on your board in this video tutorial. Ryan Smith tells you that the frontside flip is a combination of an ollie, a frontside manny, and a kickflip. Once you get your kickflips down, and your fron ...more

How To : Frontside 180 on a skateboard

There are tons of cool tricks you can do on a skateboard and an FS 180 is one of the most fun. The FS 180 or FrontSide 180 is a neat move. This video will take you through the steps necessary to perform an FS 180 on your own. Step 1 Start at a moderate, comfortable speed. Twi ...more

How To : Perform an ollie on a snowboard

Snowboarding: Hit the Slopes With Style There was a time when simply riding a snowboard made you the extreme guy on the slopes. But now, with more people strapping on a board instead of skis, the stakes have been raised. Fortunately, we've lined up this video tutorial to keep ...more

How To : Do a shove-it revert on a PumpRockr skateboard

With this video, we learn how to do a shove-it revert on a PumpRockr skateboard. This is a fun board to skate on because the skating system is different. The front wheel will turn in place so you can carve and turn as you are riding. Try out tricks on it after you learn how to ...more

How To : Do a magic flip or a kick flip

Start out with your foot on the back of your skateboard where you would flip an ollie. Put the front foot a little bit behind the front vault of the wheels. When you first start, you might want to have your foot back even a little more to make it easier. Pop and slide your foo ...more

How To : Perform a super jump in the Skate 3 demo

If you're a big fan of the Skate series, hold on to you board. This next tutorial is going to show you how to perform a super jump in the Skate 3 demo. It seems relatively easy to perform, but it is actually quite hard to do. Luckily, you'll have an experience gamer to help yo ...more

How To : Do ramp tricks on a TechDeck fingerboard

Tech Deck videos demonstrates how to do ramp tricks on a Tech Deck fingerboard. Any trick that you learn can also be performed on a ramp. A rock to fakey is the easiest ramp trick. Ride up, touch the lip of the board to the ramp, balance the center of the board on the edge, ta ...more

How To : Drop in on a quarter-pipe

Learn how to drop in on a quarter-pipe. Dropping in on a quarter-pipe or other vertical ramp is something to try after you have been skateboarding for at least a few months. You Will Need * A skateboard * A helmet and protective pads * A pair of skateboard or athletic shoes ...more

How To : Perform a legit kickflip

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to perform a kick flip on a skateboard. is a skateboarding trick where the skateboarder drags his front foot at an angle up the nose of the skateboard in order to make it flip 360 degrees along the board's axis. Begin with back foot in ...more

How To : Measure your longboard clearance

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to measure the long-board clearance to determine the correct trucks to use. Users will need a measuring tape. The board clearance is a term used to describe the width of the deck, over top of the trucks. There will be 4 holes that make ...more

How To : Do a kickflip on a fingerboard or tech deck

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do a kick-flip on a fingerboard/Tech Deck. Begin by setting the fingers into a Ollie position with the middle finger on the tail and the index finger behind the bolts of the board. Pop the tail down and slide the middle finger on th ...more

How To : Pop an ollie on a snowboard for beginners

Sierra Snowboard demonstrates how to pop an ollie on a snowboard. An ollie is a basic but mandatory trick when riding a snowboard. When popping up on a snowboard do not jump off of your toes. If you jump off of your toes it is not considered an ollie. Make sure that you also d ...more

How To : Do a frontside flip on your skateboard

Jarvis from Skate Warehouse demonstrates how to do a front side flip on a skateboard. A front side flip is a kick flip with a 180 degree turn. Stand on the board with your front foot by the front bolts like a kick flip. Place your back foot on the right side of the tail. When ...more

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How To : Draw stick figure cartoons

Learn the basics of drawing stick figure cartoons with this video tutorial. You need just some drawing paper, a pencil and some imagination for this! Draw a round head and a straight line body and 2 stick legs and 2 stick arms. Bring it to life by drawing feet and hands. The ...more

How To : Do ollies on a tech deck fingerboard

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to do an Ollie on a fingerboard/Tech Deck. Users will only be using two fingers, the middle and index finger. Place the middle finger on the tail and the index finger near the bolts of the board. Now pull the board back, pop the tail d ...more

How To : JB skate

JB skating combines roller-skating with a variety of dance styles. If you’re board of your normal Friday nights or looking for a fun and funky way to exercise, grab a pair of skates, watch a few videos and then try it for yourself. This style of roller skating, which originat ...more

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News : Sh*t and slide

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How To : Build your own balance board

This video will show you how to build your own balance board, including all the dimensions. Balance boards have been known in the circus for a long time as rola-bolas, but they are now appearing on the market as indoboards or voodoo boards. They are used as balance training ai ...more

How To : Do a flamingo flatlands trick on a skateboard

The flamingo is a somewhat obscure flatlands skateboarding trick in which the skater swings the board around their leg and stands in a flamingo-like pose for a moment, supporting the board at an angle with their legs, and then drops back into skating from there. No fancy ramps ...more

How To : Tailslide a rail on a snowboard

Snowboarding: Hit the Slopes With Style There was a time when simply riding a snowboard made you the extreme guy on the slopes. But now, with more people strapping on a board instead of skis, the stakes have been raised. Fortunately, we've lined up this video tutorial to keep ...more

How To : Film skateboarding

In this video, we learn how to film skateboarding. First, get a camera that fits your price range and you will be ready to start filming. Next, use a long lens so you capture the best shots of people on their boards and in motion. Next, make sure you capture the lines that the ...more

How To : Pivot fakie on your skateboard with Danny Way

Check out this video tutorial from professional skateboarder Danny Way on how to perform a pivot fakie trick on your board. Danny Way will show you how to do this move on the mini ramp, for your safety. This pivot fakie is an essential trick for the building blocks of a lot o ...more

How To : Do the "Out of Vans Skate Park" glitch in THAW

In this tutorial, we learn how to do the "Out of Vans Skate Park" glitch in THAW. First, turn on low gravity, then head to the hallway that leads into the skate park. Sticker slap to climb the fence, then find the area behind the fence and behind the black and yellow tape. Use ...more

How To : Customize your skateboard

Make your board your own by tailoring it to your skating style. You Will Need * A skateboard deck * 2 skateboard trucks * 4 skateboard wheels * Utility knife * Socket wrench * 1 roll grip tape * 1 plastic noseguard and tailguard * A drill * Deck stickers and logos Step 1 Add ...more

How To : Practice skateboarding safety

Whether you’re headed for a half-pipe or your driveway, always be safe. Wearing protective gear and taking a few precautions can help prevent you from landing in the ER. Watch this video to learn how to practice skateboarding safety. You Will Need * A skateboard * A helmet * ...more

How To : Do a manual on a snowboard

The manual is one of the most basic, ancient tricks in all of extreme sports. It is basically a wheelie on a board. This video offers tips for how to perform a manual successfully on a snowboard, and describes how practicing and improving your manual skills will lead to improv ...more

How To : Skimboard basics

Want to get started skimboarding? For those interested in surfing and skating might enjoy this fun sport that stays mostly in the shallow water at the shore. Before you get started doing any tricks, this video will teach the basics of getting started skateboarding like how to ...more

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Beautiful images from photographer Hugh Holland's recent show at M+B Gallery in L.A., "Locals Only", a portrait of 70s skateboard culture. "In the mid-Seventies, two events coincided in Southern California that gave rise to skateboarding as we now know it. The invention of th ...more

How To : Maintain a skateboard

Your skateboard takes a lot of abuse. A quick check of your board before each ride will keep it in top condition so it doesn’t send you into a “slam.” You Will Need * A skateboard * A damp towel * An electric sander or sandpaper * Grip tape * A plastic or metal bristle brush * ...more

How To : Build your own skateboard

A skateboard consists of three elements: the board or deck, the wheels, and the trucks, which connect the wheels to the deck. Craft your own sweet ride by putting them together. Learn how to build your own skateboard with this Howcast guide. It is laid out for you in 9 easy st ...more

How To : Stand on a skateboard

Standing on a skateboard takes skill and balance. Get expert tips and advice on skateboard decks and tricks in this video tutorial. Take action: push off with one foot, keep left foot pointing straight, put both feet on board at a 90 degree angle, and lead with shoulder to mai ...more

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