Backward Toeside Rail to Rail

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Backward Toeside Rail to Rail
Backward Toeside Rail to Rail Regular (Side) SBS 05.jpg
Long Hand Toeside Railstand Backward 1/2 Flip to Heelside Railstand
Alternate Names Rail to Rail
Difficulty Level Intermediate
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Common Variations
Variations
Common Transitional Tricks
Transitions into Backward Toeside Rail to Rail Toeside Railstand
Transitions out of Backward Toeside Rail to Rail Rail to Casper

A Backward Toeside Rail to Rail is a rail maneuver where you start in a Toeside Railstand and then flip the board backwards 1/2 flip and land in a Heelside Railstand. This trick takes a little confidence since you can be a little blind when flipping the board behind you, but it is no different than any other trick; You have to commit to it and believe the board will be where it needs to be, when you go to land it.

Video

Regular Goofy


Step-By-Step

Regular Goofy
Figure 01
Start off in a Toeside Railstand. Unlike the Forward Toeside Rail to Rail, you'll be using your front (left) foot to initiate the flip backwards. The ball of your front (left) foot should be resting on the rail. Slightly bend your legs and transfer your weight over to your front (left) leg.
Figure 01
Start off in a Toeside Railstand. Unlike the Forward Toeside Rail to Rail, you'll be using your front (right) foot to initiate the flip backwards. The ball of your front (right) foot should be resting on the rail. Slightly bend your legs and transfer your weight over to your front (right) leg.
Figure 02
Hop up and backward, taking your back (right) foot off of the board and pushing the board straight backward with your front (left) foot.
Figure 02
Hop up and backward, taking your back (left) foot off of the board and kicking the board straight backward with your front (right) foot.
Figure 03
The backwards kick takes a little finesse and doesn't require much power, so don't over do it. Once you learn the right amount, the rest will be easy.
Figure 03
The backwards kick takes a little finesse and doesn't require much power, so don't over do it. Once you learn the right amount, the rest will be easy.
Figure 04
Pick up your feet for some clearance and prepare to land in the Heelside Railstand.
Figure 04
Pick up your feet for some clearance and prepare to land in the Heelside Railstand.
Figure 05
Catch the board with both feet.
Figure 05
Catch the board with both feet.
Figure 06
Land solidly in Heelside Railstand.
Figure 06
Land solidly in Heelside Railstand.

Tips

  1. High Profile Trucks will give you better stability for Railstands.
  2. Offset Wheels are also a must for Rail Tricks. They will protect your axles and give you better stability. For a list of freestyle wheels see List of Freestyle Wheels or Wheels.

Pictured Setup

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Deck Decomposed Per Canguru Caged Critter Deck
Trucks Ace 11 Trucks
Wheels Seismic Focus 97A Wheels
Bearings Bronson Speed Co. G3 Bearings
Bushings Khiro KBAC-1 98A Bushings
Bushing Caps Oust Bushing Caps
Risers Khiro 1/8" Rubber Risers
Skid Plates Decomposed Blistered Skids Blunt Skid Plate
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Anti - Delamination Screws Decomposed Anti-Delamination Screws