Trick Tips: Hardflips with Rodney Jones

*A hardflip is when your board turns 180 like frontside pop shove-it, but flips like a kickflip. It might help to think of it as a frontside kickflip shove-it. 1. Compress for some pop and set up your feet like Rodney’s.

2. It seems like it helps to keep your shoulders square with the board and ollie higher for this trick.

3. You pop the board a bit like a frontside pop shove-it, but flip it like a frontside kickflip. This is tricky, but keep trying.

4. Now you have to get your feet out of the way so it will flip freely.

5. Put your feet in the catch position. See how the extra pop helps?

6. Flatten out and starighten the board, then extend your legs.

7. Center yourself.

8. Roll away.

9. Rodney did this switch for bonus points.