Jaya Bonderov floated a 180 nosegrind while Reese Forbes busted a handsome tailslide
, but its hectic doublesidedness and kattywampus ride away left it largely unbarged.
While identifying themselves with a particular location (East Berlin) and activity (skateboarding), the group shows how members of any subculture signal their membership through a distinctive and symbolic use of style, including fashions, mannerisms, and argot (their German is liberally laced with American skateboarding terms--Grind, Tailslide
, Top Gun, etc.).
Walker said: "Who would have thought that at 87 years, I could perform a routine including a body jar, tailslide
, double backflip and a caballerial - it's extraordinary!" Walker was the voice of Formula One for many years on the BBC and then on ITV, and became famous for his on on-air gaffes - affectionately known as "Murrayisms".
For example, in a purely vertical climb, where there is no angle of attack, the wing will not stall and eventually the airplane will simply tailslide
or torque roll, swap ends, enter a new angle of attack and start flying again.
The only other designers to use this technique are the Russians, and it was the secret to the high-angle-of-attack "cobra" and tailslide
maneuvers that stunned air-show crowds in the late 1980s.
"My favourite trick is the Nollie Hill Flip Tailslide
. You come off the ramp, flip the board, throw it in the air, catch it, then slide along the coping - the metal on the top edge of the ramp."
I went to tailslide
to warm up and kind of feel it out.
A full-length Julien Stranger's part is reason enough to check this one out (ending with a total hairball gap to tailslide