Crooked spins

A crooked spin is merly an extension of a usual spin. i.e.: if you can do a normal 540, you should try a crooked 540, wich means you spin 540 but with ...

A crooked spin is merly an extension of a usual spin. i.e.: if you can do a normal 540, you should try a crooked 540, wich means you spin 540 but with an angle of (more or less) 45 degrees in the air. Try this: When you're about to pull the (i.e.) 540 (clockwise) and you've prepared to make the "swing" move, try to swing from your left upper side to the right lower side (the move is kinda like bio, but your NOT flipping over)

By Luuk Skymoron


  • 1

    crooked spins are the best as long as u can throw urself back down

  • 2

    kinda like corked spins for skias and snowboarders

  • 3

    i fall allot:(

  • 4

    these are fun tricks nobody recognizes usually and they think your screwing up an easy trick

  • 5

    i sk8 salomons

  • 6

    lol this trick is funny i do it when i don't mean to. I just learned how to 540 down a stair set. But sometimes i go inverted if i spin to hard, and it goes almost corked heh. The only tips i have for this, is act as if you are going to do a normal 540. Depending on what way you spin if you spin to the left put alot of shoulder power into the spin and try to make your feet almost parrel. The spin is easy but its hard to land it try and get straight as quick as you can and you should have it, after a few attempts.

  • 7

    It's easy to land if you don't throw your legs out, I throw a slight curve into my approach and let my body compensate for being off center. I first did this by complete accident. Practice these 360, it doesn't take long to learn.

  • 8

    i don't get if you're spinning kinda tipped to the side, how do you right yourself?

  • 9

    i'm better at doing crooked spins than regular spins :D;)

    ps if you want to order some skates, go to

  • 10


    Just tried to make a crooked 360 to frontside grind. Not as difficult as you might think! ;)

  • 11

    I have tried that and i just can't throw myself back over to land it

    it sux

  • 12

    who else skates salomons

  • 13

    cool trick

  • 14

    i have the same problem as takeshi except i land

  • 15

    dude when i do these i have trouble keeping my legs in

  • 16

    i finally got a crooked 360 =D. holy shit that took me 3 months XD.

Post a comment

Required. Real name or initials only.
Required. Will not be published.

Related articles

    Cess slides Grind 11 Jan, 2004

    Cess slides are grinding on top of a flat surface without any edges – you just slide your boots on the surface – could be the asfalt or the... Read more

    Fahrvergnugen Grind 25 Nov, 2003

    There are many names for this trick. We prefer calling it fahrvergnugen, but other sources call it alleyoop royale, full torque, reverse royale. In the... Read more

Recent stories

  • SRSC Finals 2012 info SRSC Finals 2012 info Events 7 Aug, 2012

    Scandinavian Real Street Competition Copenhagen is just around the corner. Miscellaneous ‘Prelims’ and ‘Locals’ in Roskilde, He... Read more

  • Nils Janson wins Pony Cup 2012 Nils Janson wins Pony Cup 2012 Events 21 Mar, 2012

    Nils Janson from Poland took the Pony Cup 2012 win. Congratulations! Ralf Monnerup was the best Danish skater of the competition, which qualifies him a... Read more