Inverts are tricks that consist of the riding going upside down while in the air.
NOTE: Inverts containing a handle-pass are in a seperate section called Handle-Pass
Inverts. For trick tip help, please see
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Big Wurm: A toeside Front Roll with frontside 540. Handle is rotated above the head - Invented by Ryan Davis.
Blender: A wrapped Heelside Backroll - Invented by Eric Perez.
Crook: Whirlybird with a rewind 180 to fakie.
Diesel: A toeside Front Roll with a frontside 360. Handle is rotated above the head - Invented by Todd Brendel.
Discombobulator: A wrapped Heelside Backroll with a frontside 540 - Invented back in the ski jumping days by Dave "Tha
Dawg" Reinhart. First landed on a wakeboard by Zane Schwenk.
Double Back Roll: A heelside double Backroll - Invented by Parks Bonifay.
Elephant: A Scarecrow with a rewind 180 back to forward
- Invented by Scott Byerly/Brannon Meek/Gregg Necrason.
Heelside Backroll: Board and rider perform what is most
easily described as a "reverse cartwheel". Imagine the board is riding all the way around the inside of a pipe.
Iron Cross: A Wrapped Moby Dick - Invented by Darin Shapiro.
Mexican Roll: A Heelside Backroll where the rider throws his head and body down instead of to the side. It was
named after Andrea Gaytan, a former female professional rider from Mexico. It's normally considered an uglier
version of a Backroll, but it's the rotation style used for a Roll To Blind or KGB. It's sometimes referred to incorrectly as
a heelside Front Roll.
Orbital: An over the line, inverted, backside 360 - Invented by Darin Shapiro.
Orbital 540: An over the line, inverted, backside 540 - Invented by Darin Shapiro.
Remix: A wrapped front flip with a frontside 360. AKA wrapped Slim Chance - Invented by Randy Harris.
Roll to Revert: Backroll with a frontside 180.
Scarecrow: Front roll with a frontside 180 - Invented
by Brannon Meek.
Slowball: An extremely stalled out heelside Front Flip where the body is kept very straight - Invented by Jeremy Kovak.
Slurpy: Rider approached the wake with both hands behind back and performs a toeside backroll with a backside 360 -
Invented by Zane Schwenk.
Special K: A Toeside Backroll to blind approached with both hands behind the back.
Speedball: Heelside double Front Flip - Invented by Darin Shapiro.
Spiderman: A heelside tantrum with a backside 360. Handle rotated over the head with the
backhand. Basically a whirlybird with the back hand on the handle - Invented by Ricky Gonzales.
Tantrum: A heelside backflip - Invented by Eric Perez.
Tantrum to Fakie: Tantrum with a frontside 180.
Temper Tantrum: A double Tantrum - Invented by Parks Bonifay.
Toeside Backroll: A toeside backflip.
Toeside Roll To Revert: A toeside backflip with a frontside 180.
Toeside Front roll: Rider throws their head and body down in a somersault fashion.
Whirlybird: A tantrum with a backside 360. Handle
rotated above the head - Invented by Bill McCaffray.
Whirlybird 540: A Tantrum with a backside 540. Handle rotated above the head - Invented by Shaun Murray.
Whirlybird 720: A Tantrum with a backside 720. Handle rotated above the head - Invented by Parks Bonifay.
Wrapped KGB: A heelside backroll with a wrapped
backside 360 - Invented by Ryan Seibring and Gregg Necrason.
Wrecking Ball: A wrapped tantrum with a backside 360. Sometimes referred to as a wrapped Whirlybird -
Invented by Matt Hickman.
Air tricks are moves done in the flats without the use of the wake. Most moves do not have a separate name to distinguish them
from their off-the-wake equivalents. Some notable exceptions are:
Bel Air: Air Tantrum - Invented by Shaun Murray.
Eggroll: Air Scarecrow - Invented by Shaun Murray.
Tweetybird: Air Whirlybird - Invented by Shaun Murray.