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Saran Wrap (1984 - )

A Saran Wrap is a skateboard trick where the skater take the front foot off the board, and moves it around the nose, before putting it back on.

Also known as: Saran Wrap Air


 

Performance:

When done in the air, the rider grab backside with the front hand and move the front foot off, and around the nose of the board. Switch to a frontside grab sith the back hand as the foot comes around, so it can be put back on the board.

In freestyle skateboarding, the front leg traces a circle around the nose of the board not touching the ground when in Pogo or a Truckstand.


History

Tony Hawk has been credited with inventing the trick in 1984.

Adapted to freestyle by Rodney Mullen.

Name:

The trick was named Saran Wrap, because of Tony Hawks mothers fondness for leftover foot. [1]


Sources

Below are the sources referenced in the text. Go to the Saran Wrap articles for more.

1] Tony Hawk Skateboarder and Business Man 2004, Page 34


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