Ollie Blind 180

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How do I complete an Ollie Blind 180?

Ollie Blind 180

Cut outside of the wake about 20 feet on the right side if you ride right foot-forward or the left side if you ride left foot-forward. Once you're out there, keep the rope tight and do a medium-sized ollie by pushing down on your back foot and pulling the board up. While in the air, let go with your back hand and pull the handle with your front hand towards the small of your back as you rotate your shoulders and hips away from the boat (look in the direction that you're coming from). As you're finishing the rotation, pass the handle to your back hand and keep your weight slightly towards your toes. You don't want to catch your heel edge on this trick. Keep the handle tight to your body, if you let your arm out, the handle will pull you down towards the boat. After you've finished passing the handle you should be landing from your ollie. Turn your body and head to the new direction you're riding, and get your head up. Land with your weight even on both feet and ride away like a champ.



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