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Bruno Zampietro

Drop in trick tip

If you want to learn tricks in a minipipe or halfpipe, the first thing you need to learn is to drop in.

The technical part is easy, but your first drop in can be a little scary.


(Video by Sandro)

  1. 1

    Start on top of the ramp, put your board down over the edge. Let your back truck lean against the coping.

    Put your back foot firmly on the tail and keep your front foot over the front bolts, but don't press it down yet.


  2. 2

    Stomp your front foot down so your four wheels are touching the ramp.

    At the same time, lean into the ramp so the board doesn't slide from underneath you.

    But don't lean forward too much, a faceplant is worse than falling on your butt.


  3. 3

    Follow the curve of the ramp and simply ride down on all four wheels.


  4. 4

    Now you have enough speed to do a trick on the other side of the ramp, but if you're just learning this you can just jump off.


Tips

  • Start on a low ramp, don't be afraid, just go for it.

  • You can wear a helmet and pads if you don't feel safe.

  • If you fall just get up and try again.

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DaFifs
DaFifs
Nice tutorial but can you get better pictures?

16 February 2015 at 12:21

Nice tutorial but can you get better pictures?
Highframe
Highframe
Good Tip Im going to try it (Y)

7 March 2015 at 13:24

Good Tip Im going to try it

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Caroline
Caroline
Most people have a problem with this trick b/c they can't commit. At least 50% of skateboarding is about commitment.

11 March 2015 at 13:00

Most people have a problem with this trick b/c they can't commit. At least 50% of skateboarding is about commitment.
binny
binny
(Y) (Y) (Y) (Y) (Y)

5 April 2015 at 18:36

samlawts
samlawts
At first i kept taking my back foot off then eventually i had the nerve to stay in my deck! But this led to me bailing and landing in the splits 😂

5 May 2015 at 05:52

At first i kept taking my back foot off then eventually i had the nerve to stay in my deck! But this led to me bailing and landing in the splits 😂
Skaterboy802
Skaterboy802
Idk why people are so scared to drop in I wasn't scared my first time

4 July 2015 at 14:12

Idk why people are so scared to drop in I wasn't scared my first time

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