One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(in skateboarding and snowboarding) a maneuver in which the board slides along a rail, ledge, edge of a ramp, etc. on the flat part of its underside between the trucks.
- ‘I like to practice my frontside boardslides a lot.’
- ‘He finally pumped me up to do a boardslide.’
- ‘It was probably a boardslide 'cause I was afraid to frontside 50-50.’
- ‘If someone gets ready to frontside bluntside (or boardslide) on a ramp they generally arc frontside on the transition, agreed.’
- ‘He was doing boardslides and noseslides with consistency.’
- ‘A regular-footer busting a frontside bluntslide, noseslide and boardslide has actually turned his body backside on all of those tricks.’
- ‘I set up a railroad tie down a loading dock and learned boardslides down it.’
- ‘Dylan had stayed on the entire run with kickflip frontside boardslides on the flatbar, back lips on the rail, and buttery kickflips off the wedge ramp to flat.’
- ‘Before we could even get the lights on, Adrian went native and jumped on a wildly sketchy boardslide.’
- ‘Nevertheless the crowd convinced Matt to keep pushing on and he nailed his second ever backside kickie boardslide down the rail, keeping the whole shed spastic.’
- ‘He was heading right for the perfect spot on the rail, turned 90 degrees as you should be for a boardslide, but his board wasn't with him.’
- ‘It looks beautiful in a rail course, where backside (blind) and frontside (facing) tip and board slides can be combined at speeds of around 20 miles per hour.’
- ‘Let's say you've got a 17-stair rail and you're psyched and you're going to do a frontside boardslide.’
- ‘Shaun stuck a smooth 50 50, and then backed it up with a boardslide that brought the house down.’
- ‘He tried to do a kickflip frontside boardslide down some big rail.’
- ‘It comes out in the frontside boardslides quite often.’
- ‘Do you think it's more important to lipslide a 30-stair handrail or to frontside boardslide a 10-stair, but do it with style?’
- ‘Joey Poiriez showed local dominance while Powell pro Rodney Jones snatched first with a switch flip boardslide.’
- ‘I walked down a rail backward on a botched frontside boardslide.’
- ‘Jeff Grosso was making his famous ultra-long board slides.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.