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The Powered Backroll is probably one of the first freestyle tricks that you will attempt, when you got the basic jumps figured out. Now it is time to start spinning! This is the powered backroll or Freestyle backroll. There is also a freeride backroll. This is probably one of the first tricks that you will attempt when you got the basic jump figured out. Now it is time to start spinning!
We got this trick positioned in the Semi Advanced level. This means you got to have the basics levels down before you are ready to attempt this trick
Lets take the backroll step by step:
This is the step by step guide of how to do a backroll. We hope this is useful and get you guys spinning those backrolls while kite surfing. If you have some tips or tricks you want to share, contact us
Before trying the Backroll you can start mastering the following tricks:
After landing the Backroll you can start with the following variations:
The backroll is more of a Backflip on a kiteboard and a frontroll is the frontflip. It is both a vertical rotation and the one is going the backwards position and the other in the frontwards position.
In the backroll you start turning your head over your Front shoulder. While the Frontroll you turn your head over your back shoulder.
The backroll on a kiteboard is not really difficult but needs some practice and most of all full commitment. The first time it can be scary to start turning away from the kite and hanging upside down on a kite. The key is to stay focused and fully commit to the rotation. Than you notice that the roll itself is over before you know it.