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Alley Oop 360 Method

Alley Oop 360 Method

Alley oop
A term used to describe any maneuver in the halfpipe where one rotates 180 or more degrees in an uphill direction; that is, rotating backside on the frontside wall.....or rotating frontside on the backside wall.

360
The snowboarder rotates 360 degrees in the air and lands riding forward.

Method Air
The front hand grabs the heel edge, both knees are bent, and the board is pulled to level of the head.

Backside Indy 540

Backside Indy 540

Backside
The backside of the snowboard is the side where the heels rest; and the backside of the snowboarder is the side to which his/her back faces.

Indy Air
A true "Indy Air" is performed backside with the rear hand grabbing between the bindings on the toe edge while the rear leg is boned. The term "Indy" may also be used to simply describe the location of the grab.

540
The snowboarder rotates 540 degrees in the air and lands riding fakie. In the halfpipe, the rider approaches the wall riding forward, rotates 540 degrees, and lands riding forward.

Frontside Indy

Frontside Indy

Frontside
The frontside of the snowboard is the side where the toes rest; and the frontside of the snowboarder is the side to which his/her chest faces.

Indy Air
A true "Indy Air" is performed backside with the rear hand grabbing between the bindings on the toe edge while the rear leg is boned. The term "Indy" may also be used to simply describe the location of the grab.

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