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    You have to make sure you're flicking up and out,...

    You have to make sure you're flicking up and out, not down. And make sure it's a flick, not a kick. You don't have to use a ton of power in the trick, you just have to make sure you're flicking out...
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    Skated for a year and a half, started getting...

    Skated for a year and a half, started getting knee pains, really want to start skating again but I won't unless I'm confident that I can do it without putting an outrageous amount of pressure on my...
  3. Thanks to all that provided helpful advice!

    Thanks to all that provided helpful advice!
  4. Lessening the joint damage that popping the board causes

    Is it possible? If so, how?

    Any insight super appreciated.
  5. good trick tip, suscribed

    good trick tip, suscribed
  6. Anyone here ever used FootPrint Insoles?

    Wondering if anyone here has used them before, especially their newer Kingfoam Gold. If so, what did you think of them?
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    Sticky: Will longboard wheels, particularly in the 100mm...

    Will longboard wheels, particularly in the 100mm range, fit on standard skateboard trucks?
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    Just try a bunch of different foot positions,...

    Just try a bunch of different foot positions, everyone has their preferences.
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    I was a couch potato, and I had friends who...

    I was a couch potato, and I had friends who skated. I also saw Jerry Hsu's part in Bag of Suck, and that really made me want to get a board.
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    The key to learning tricks quicker is: 1)...

    The key to learning tricks quicker is:

    1) Watch slow-mo videos on YouTube of people doing the trick
    2) Practice doesn't make perfect, perfect practice makes perfect

    This second one is...
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    Just have your motivation for landing better...

    Just have your motivation for landing better tricks be wanting to improve yourself as a skater. You don't need to prove anything to anyone.
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    Adapt to Goofy, it will be much easier to learn...

    Adapt to Goofy, it will be much easier to learn to push than it will be to relearn the Ollie.
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    Don't fret about the brand, most pro decks out...

    Don't fret about the brand, most pro decks out there are virtually the same in pop. Size (and maybe shape) are really the only things you should be worried about.
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    Haha that was gold.

    Haha that was gold.
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    I need me some street.

    I need me some street.
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    Vans Type II, highly recommend. Most durable shoe...

    Vans Type II, highly recommend. Most durable shoe I've skated.
  17. If there's no rotation in the trick, odds are...

    If there's no rotation in the trick, odds are I'll learn it stationary first. Any trick with a rotation though I'll just do moving.
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    Depends on the trick. If it's something I've been...

    Depends on the trick. If it's something I've been able to do for a little while and I'm going for it on film, I'll do it till its clean, but if its something I'm only trying for the first or second...
  19. Truck width isn't going to make a difference....

    Truck width isn't going to make a difference. Wear a helmet.
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    Skating muscles are just your standard leg...

    Skating muscles are just your standard leg muscles, so just do a thorough workout when your working out your legs.

    I honestly don't see the need for working out every single day though, to me it...
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    That's a really inspiring outlook on life, makes...

    That's a really inspiring outlook on life, makes you grateful for what you have.
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    Right now it's a tie between Andrew Reynolds and...

    Right now it's a tie between Andrew Reynolds and Brandon Westgate. Justin Figueroa is sick too.
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    This

    This
  24. I have to get my Back180s back.

    I have to get my Back180s back.
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    The board isn't spinning fast enough and your...

    The board isn't spinning fast enough and your front foot is going to the ground immediately after flicking.

    For the first problem, you need to have more elasticity in your flick. It's called a...
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