Forward Toeside Rail to Rail

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Forward Toeside Rail to Rail
Long Hand Toeside Railstand Forward 1/2 Flip to Heelside Railstand
Alternate Names Rail to Rail, Rail-to-Rail
Difficulty Level Intermediate
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Common Variations
Variations
Common Transitional Tricks
Transitions into Forward Toeside Rail to Rail Toeside Railstand
Transitions out of Forward Toeside Rail to Rail Rail to Casper

A Forward Toeside Rail to Rail is a rail maneuver where you start in a Toeside Railstand and then flip the board forward 1/2 Axis Rotation and land in a Heelside Railstand.

Video

Regular Goofy


Step-By-Step

Regular Goofy
Figure 01
Start off in a Toeside Railstand. Put your front (left) foot directly over the front wheel. Point the toes of your rear (right) foot diagonal toward the tail. You will be using your rear (right) foot to set the board in motion, using the curve of the tail to flip the board.
Figure 01
Start off in a Toeside Railstand. Put your front (right) foot directly over the front wheel. Point the toes of your rear (left) foot diagonal toward the tail. You will be using your rear (left) foot to set the board in motion, using the curve of the tail to flip the board.
Figure 02
Bend your legs slightly, then hop up and forward a bit while applying downward pressure (preloading) and push forward with your back (right) foot. At the same time, lift your front (left) foot up off of the rail to release the board. The feels a little like you are rolling the board under your foot.
Figure 02
Bend your legs slightly, then hop up and forward a bit while applying downward pressure (preloading) and push forward with your back (left) foot. At the same time, lift your front (right) foot up off of the rail to release the board. The feels a little like you are rolling the board under your foot.
Figure 03
Continue to follow-through with the push.
Figure 03
Continue to follow-through with the push.
Figure 04
Continue to float and wait for the board to come around.
Figure 04
Continue to float and wait for the board to come around.
Figure 05
Come down and catch the board in Heelside Rail. The tail may end up landing more forward than the nose but this is pretty common. The angle will lessen as you get a better feel for it.
Figure 05
Come down and catch the board in Heelside Rail. The tail may end up landing more forward than the nose but this is pretty common. The angle will lessen as you get a better feel for it.
Figure 06
Land solidly to Heelside Rail.
Figure 06
Land solidly to Heelside Rail.

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

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
Grip Tape Mini Logo
Anti - Delamination Screws Decomposed Anti-Delamination Screws