Introduction: How to Take a Fall (Skateboarding)
This is an instructable on how to take a fall while skateboarding. In this example, Bruno will be showing you how to fall while grinding a ledge.
Step 1: Step 1
Bruno begins to crouch like normal to start his trick.
Step 2: Step 2
He ollies onto the ledge.
Step 3: Step 3
He begins to grind.
Step 4: Step 5
Halfway through the ledge, he begins to loose his balance.
Step 5: Step 5
At the very last part of his grind, his front foot slips off the griptape, and he begins to fall forward.
Step 6: Step 6
This is the most crucial part of falling. Bruno puts his hands out first to absorb the impact.
Step 7: Step 7
He then rolls forward to make the fall less painful.
Step 8: Step 8
He lays in his failure and self pity.
Step 9: Step 9
After the pain has left his body, he gets up.
Step 10: Step 10
The key to falling, is to play it off as if nothing ever happened.
Step 11: Step 11
He walks away calm, cool, and collective. Even though he is still crying inside form the pain he just endured.