The Heelflip is another great basic trick that every skater should have in his or her bag. The concept of this trick is similar to a kickflip, only you flick wi…
Charlie Bowman breaks down how to backside heelflip in this Skate Warehouse Trick Tip. The backside heelflip is a flip trick variation that can work on an obstacle. Charlie shows you how to do it on flatground and takes it to a pyramid hip as well. This trick consists of a heelflip and a backside 180.
2. Have your back foot on the back corner of the board, right in the pocket of the concave, ready to pop.
3. Have your front foot center with your toes hanging off slighty, to get the perfect amount of flip. Make sure your toes aren’t too far off, it can cause it to over flip.
4. Turn your shoulders in towards your backside 180. It’ll make your body naturally rotate and make it easier to land.
5. When you first pop, give it a good heelflip with your shoulders turned.
6. Catch it 90 degrees.
7. Bring it the rest of the way. Land it bolts and roll away.
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