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Old September 2nd, 2016, 04:17 AM   #1
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Greetings from California!

I'm new! So, I'd thought I'll leave a short intro.

I've rollerskated recreationally back in the days when I was just a kiddo... probably after watching Brink! on Disney channel. Then, stopped as a teen to take up "cooler" skateboarding. Little did I know that I was still the same dorky kid... Anways, about three weeks ago, I stumbled onto my old beat-up K2 Softboots at my mom's house. So after ten year hiatus... I'm back rollerskating again! I can't believe I ever stopped

I did some research on this site and have since upgraded my skates to Seba FR2 80. And currently I'm learning front crossover. My goal for the end of this year is to learn how to do a backward crossover...

Excited to be here!
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Old September 2nd, 2016, 11:05 AM   #2
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My goal for the end of this year is to learn how to do a backward crossover...
Sorcery! When you learn how, please send those demons to my house so they may teach me as well...

Welcome from another guy who recently went back to skating!
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Old September 2nd, 2016, 01:49 PM   #3
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Welcome to the forum.

I find the move comes naturally when you do a backward scissor and then bias the scissor by leaning toward the center of the turn. Good luck!
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