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How to perfect a rail slide
Find out how to do a rail slide

Once you've learnt to ollie, a good trick to move onto is the railslide.

Handrails, branches, logs, anything can be slid on and to great effect.

There are a number of ways to slide, the first to learn being the 50-50 railslide.

This is when the board slides straight down the middle of the obstacle.

But remember, don't start too big, go carefully, then go grind!

Step one

Find out how to do a rail slide

Ride towards the rail with enough speed to ollie onto it.

As you jump, look straight down the centre of the obstacle.

Step two

Find out how to do a rail slide

As soon as you're on the rail, bend your legs.

Use your shoulders and arms to control your balance.

Step three

Find out how to do a rail slide

Ollie slightly to come off the rail.

Remember to keep your balance to help you from falling over.

Step four

Find out how to do a rail slide

As always, absorb the impact of landing by bending yours legs.

Now smoothly ride away and look for your next slide!

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