ollie


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ol·lie

 (ŏl′ē)
n.
1. A skateboarding maneuver in which the rider lifts the board into the air by pressing down on it with the rear foot, raising the front foot, and then raising the rear foot.
2. A similar maneuver in snowboarding in which the rider lifts the front foot and then the rear foot to spring into the air without going off a ramp.

[From Ollie, nickname of Alan Gelfand (born 1963), American skateboarder who developed the trick.]

ollie

(ˈɒlɪ)
n, pl -lies
1. (Skateboarding) (in skateboarding and snowboarding) a jump into the air executed by stamping on the tail of the board
2. (Skiing) (in skateboarding and snowboarding) a jump into the air executed by stamping on the tail of the board
[C20: of uncertain origin]
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