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Proper back roll.. spin or somesault?

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Proper back roll.. spin or somesault?

Postby GhostDog » Mon Dec 03, 2007 7:35 pm

I always have thought that a proper backroll is more of an inverted somersault type trick where your feet go up over your head and you are almost upside down 1/2 way through the trick.

I see some instructional videos (progression) and other online forums and shots which show more of a back 360 (or front 360) and call it a back roll.

Is there a distinction? Is one a back roll and the other a back spin? am I splitting hairs, it is just a style thing?

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