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The ollie is a basic skateboarding trick, that is the foundation of many skateboarding tricks.

Also known as: Ollies [plural]


Performance

The Ollie is a skateboarding trick, where the skateboarder jump by pressing the foot down on the tail of the board to rebound the deck off the ground.

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History

The ollie was invented on transition by Alan Gelfand in 1978, while Rodney Mullen has been credited with adapting it to flatground in 1983.

World Records:

2011: Aldrin Garcia 45 inches


Sources
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1] The History of the Ollie Added 10-07-2009


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How to ollie with Tony Hawk [9/4/2017]
Life is nothing but a pile of regrets, until one day Tony Hawk teaches you how to ollie and its great.

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Trick Tip: How to Ollie with Jagger Eaton [16/1/2016]
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Videos:

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2012: Trick Tips
Anthony Shetler shows you what it takes to switch up your stance and snap a big one in this break down of the switch ollie. Before you get started snapping, find out if you prefer your nose in the front or back when skating switch. Once you know which direction you want to skate your board for switch stance then you just need to perfect your pop. Hear it from Anthony Shetler what it takes to snap a switch ollie in this Step By Step.
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2012: Trick Tips
How-To Ollie Grab with Tony Hawk & Mike Vallely - Retro Trick-a-Day
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2012: Trick Tips
How-To Early Grab Ollie With Fritz Mead - Trick-a-day
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Pictures:

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2013: Magazines: Show Picture
Cover of Dank Magazine issue 5

2013: NORB NM Junior Street Final: Show Picture
Daniel Pedersen ollie over the pyramid during the junior final of the Norwegian skateboard championships in Oslo, Norway.

2013: NORB NM Junior Street Final: Show Picture
Ask Filling ollie down the stairs during the junior final of the Norwegian skateboard championships in Oslo, Norway.


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2017: NORB NM [7/8/2017]

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