Optical illusions when snowboarding

While Shifties are a snowboarding trick they are also an optical illusion. When doing a Shifty you are creating the illusion of doing a 180-degree turn in the air and reversing it before you land. Of...

The blunt nose slide

A blunt nose slide is a variation of the Wheelie but with an interesting twist. A blunt nose slide is a Wheelie done on the front and side of your snowboard. Doing the same trick on the rear of your...

Layback slides and slashes

Layback slides and slashes are an extreme maneuver that originated with surfing. When surfing, a surfer would literally lay back on a wave and ride it before rising to stand again. As you can imagine...