Surface 180

Tips by David NgiamVideo : Samuel NgiamPhoto : Guy Tanaka Before you start the trick, you may want to use smaller fins on your board. Next, get your boat driver to drop the speed by a quarter of your normal speed. The slower speed makes the water beneath you softer and your fins less grippy, …

Surface 360

Tips by David NgiamVideo : Charlene TanPhoto : Guy Tanaka This trick is an extension of the surface 180. To start of, seperate the trick into two parts. If you have already tried the surface 180 before, well, that’s exactly what the first half of the trick is. The tricky part is in the second …

Lip Slide

Tips by David NgiamVideo : Chris YeoPhoto : Kevin Tan A frontside lipslide is basically riding the board sideways on the lip (top) of the wake. It can also be referred to as a boardslide depending on which side you are approaching the wake from. See the Tricktionary for more detailed description. But for now, …

Lip Slide 180

Tips by David NgiamVideo : David NgiamPhoto : Guy Tanaka The lipslide 180 is a cool looking trick and makes a fluid transition if you are doing a switch trick next. This trick isn’t too hard to learn but its a little deceiving if you’re over-confident about it when attempting it for the first time. …

Power Slide

Tips by David NgiamVideo : David NgiamPhoto : Amos Boon The power slide or power spray is where you cut out on your heelside into the flats and make a quick short turn on your blindside (or backside rotation), such that you’re skimming the water surfce with only the front edge of the board (fins …

Ollie

Tips by David NgiamVideo : Vania LimPhoto : Guy Tanaka The Ollie, also known as the Bunny Hop, is basically popping off the flat surface of the water. An Ollie 180 is when you jump off the water, turn and land in the fakie position. To execute an Ollie, the easiest is to edge out …

Ollie 180

Tips by David NgiamVideo : Vania LimPhoto : Guy Tanaka Also known as the Ollie Frontside 180, it is a good idea to work on your Surface 180s first so that you’re comfortable riding fakie. If you are, then ollie up but don’t rush the 180 turn. Once your tail has released off the water, …