4. The Nollie
The same year as the kickflip, Rodney started doing the Helipop—a 360-frontside nollie popped off the nose. Up until ‘89, only freestyle boards had enough nose to pop with. As street boards eventually caught up, Paulo Diaz straight nollied up a picnic table in ’92.
Paulo Diaz brought the nollie to new heights in Chocolate’s Las Nueve Vidas De Paco