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    Default Are nollies mandatory to become a pro?

    this might be a stupid question

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    eyah, but why would you want to know what ti takes to be a pro.
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    Like nollie stance or just the trick nollie?
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    Trick variety is key to being successful. I don't think there are any pros who can't do at least a few nollie tricks.

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    yes...

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    its not like there is a rule

    " you must be this high to skate"

    type thing.


    flow and consistency and and pulling out multiple big tricks and variations at the same spot is the jist of good skaters

    if you want to learn and find its going well, then go ahead.

    if you feel its too hard and slowing you down from learning more Reg. tricks then hold it off till later


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    Quote Originally Posted by MysterySk8er3 View Post

    I was really bored so I went to youtube and started searching for animals having sex. I was looking up dogs and cats and bears stuff like that at first but then I wanted something a little more porn like and was like hey, chimps are close to being human so I typed in chimp sex found some but wasn't satisfied so I then typed in chimp rape and well here we are now.

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    no, i bet you could get sponsored for having a great ollie, and i bet if you try really hard to get mobbed kickflips and make a sponsor me tape with the music from life of ryan you could get a flow sponsorship from element.



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    Quote Originally Posted by Trebor View Post
    no, i got sponsored for having a great ollie. i bet if you try really hard to get mobbed kickflips and make a sponsor me tape with the music from life of ryan you could get a flow sponsor from element.



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    see! ^^^

    this is what annoys me, my worst post= 10 times better than that :s



    back on topic..which involves no flaming.



    out of interest, is there any pro that you know who does nothing but skate reg.?



    Quote Originally Posted by MysterySk8er3 View Post

    I was really bored so I went to youtube and started searching for animals having sex. I was looking up dogs and cats and bears stuff like that at first but then I wanted something a little more porn like and was like hey, chimps are close to being human so I typed in chimp sex found some but wasn't satisfied so I then typed in chimp rape and well here we are now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cptn craig View Post
    see! ^^^

    this is what annoys me, my worst post= 10 times better than that :s



    back on topic..which involves no flaming.



    out of interest, is there any pro that you know who does nothing but skate reg.?
    no it wasn't

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    because he edited it, like 2 mins after i posted. but i appreciate taking your time to post just to call me out.



    Quote Originally Posted by MysterySk8er3 View Post

    I was really bored so I went to youtube and started searching for animals having sex. I was looking up dogs and cats and bears stuff like that at first but then I wanted something a little more porn like and was like hey, chimps are close to being human so I typed in chimp sex found some but wasn't satisfied so I then typed in chimp rape and well here we are now.

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    If you're gonna start learning nollie tricks only because you think you need them to get sponsored, you're never gonna get sponsored.
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    don't even worry about getting sponsored, because it's probably not going to happen. when I was a teenager I was convinced that I would get sponsored one day, I just had to know the right tricks. this lead me to try and progress as fast as I could and get really frustrated because I couldn't do all the tricks I saw in videos. I eventually quit skating for four years because of that type of mentality. what you need to do is do whatever it is that is fun for you, not what you think will get you sponsored. if all you know how to do is slappy curbs and can only ollie down a three stair for the rest of your life, as long as you HAVE FUN WHILE YOU'RE DOING IT it's all that matters, mang

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    Quote Originally Posted by jcdc View Post
    don't even worry about getting sponsored, because it's probably not going to happen. when I was a teenager I was convinced that I would get sponsored one day, I just had to know the right tricks. this lead me to try and progress as fast as I could and get really frustrated because I couldn't do all the tricks I saw in videos. I eventually quit skating for four years because of that type of mentality. what you need to do is do whatever it is that is fun for you, not what you think will get you sponsored. if all you know how to do is slappy curbs and can only ollie down a three stair for the rest of your life, as long as you HAVE FUN WHILE YOU'RE DOING IT it's all that matters, mang
    This guys completely right, if your lucky enough to become pro somebody will give you free ****. Just try and get them nollies down. But if you are really thinking you can go pro then consider that you should no almost every trick there is and be able to do things you see pros do in videos wether it be blunt tres kickflips down 20 sets or anything else, becoming pro is damn near impossible.
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    if your going to skate for that reason then just quit.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trebor View Post

    if you are actually thinking of becoming sponsored without knowing how to nollie it will never happen. ditch the idea now and skate for fun. in a few years if you keep at it and realize what skating is really about. and you know the right people a sponsor will find you. dont hold your breath though.
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    Jeremy Reeves

    I've only see the dude do a handful of nollie tricks.


    So no you can do whatever the hell you want. If you wanna learn switch go for it, if you don't whatever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by djkells View Post
    Two words

    Jeremy Reeves

    I've only see the dude do a handful of nollie tricks.


    So no you can do whatever the hell you want. If you wanna learn switch go for it, if you don't whatever.
    i will become a my little pony collector if the original thread starter so much as gets a discount type sponsorship.

    jeremy reeves chooses not to do nollie tricks, he probably can atleast do all the basics kickflips, heelflips, 180 flip tricks, ect.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trebor View Post
    i will become a my little pony collector if the original thread starter so much as gets a discount type sponsorship.

    jeremy reeves chooses not to do nollie tricks, he probably can atleast do all the basics kickflips, heelflips, 180 flip tricks, ect.
    Oh of course, just being able to to pop switch and nollie isn't a must per-say, but I don't see why you wouldn't learn sw and nollie tricks.

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    to my opinion, no
    i think if you got a huge number of tricks with great flow and consistency, sponsors will be glad to make you on their team

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    I would have to say yes! Variety is a good thing when trying to go pro!
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