Introduction: How To: Ollie

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By the end of this intractable, you will be able to execute an Ollie – or at least have a better grasp of the concept. The Ollie is the most fundamental tricks in the skateboarding world. It serves as the basis to just about every trick.

Step 1: What You’ll Need:

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A Skateboard 
Skate Shoes
Helmet

Step 2: Stand On...

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Stand on the skateboard. Good footing will ensure a secure ride.

Step 3: Adjust Your...

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Adjust your feet with your front foot  near the middle of the board and your back foot on the tail of the board.

Step 4: Bend Your...

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Bend your knees and crouch down.This also goes back to the point that good footing will ensure a secure ride.

Step 5: Jump Into the Air...

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Jump into the air, first with yourfront foot, and after with your back foot

Step 6: Jump Up...

Jump up, and kick down the back of your board at the same time

Step 7: Slide Your...

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Slide your front foot as soon as you start jumping.

Step 8: Pull Your...

Pull your knees toward you chest.

Step 9: Level Out...

Level out with both feet when your front foot has slid all the way up keeping pressure on the board as it begins to fall down

Step 10: Try To...

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Try to land both feet at the same time, preferable with your feet as close to their respective bolts (above where the trucks are) as possible

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gdarreseigor made it! (author)2014-03-05

What You’ll Need:

Skateboard

Skateboard

Shoes

Helmet


The Process

1.Stand on the skateboard

Good footing will ensure a secure ride.

2.Adjust your feet with your front foot
near the middle of the board and your back foot on the tail of the board

3.Bend your knees and crouch down (not as
low as the picture)

This
also goes back to the idea that good footing will ensure a secure ride, as will
good posture.

4.Jump into the air, first with your
front foot, and after with your back foot

5.Jump up, and kick down the back of your
board at the same time

6.Slide your front foot as soon as you
start jumping

7.Pull your knees toward you chest

8.Level out with both feet when your
front foot has slid all the way up keeping pressure on the board as it begins
to fall down

9.Try to land both feet at the same time,
preferable with your feet as close to their respective bolts (above where the
trucks are) as possible

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