One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A jump or other manoeuvre in skateboarding and snowboarding involving the use of a hand to push away from a surface.
- ‘Laura landed a hand-plant on the quarter and some fakie 180 rocks as well as a bs boardslide on the rail and some flatland flips.’
- ‘A variation of the hand plant is a maneuver called the layback air.’
- ‘Then, two months before the November vote, Street unexpectedly executed the political. equivalent of a skateboarder's hand-plant.’
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