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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. Check out the article below for more information on how to do the ollie.
World Records:

2011: Aldrin Garcia 45 inches

History:

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

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    Aldrin Garcia broke the high ollie world record during the Maloof High Ollie Challenge this month. Here are results and footage from the event.

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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
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    Pictures:

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    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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