Text and Pics: Christian Goebel/FYM Productions
Rider: Lars Peterson D-99


The Duck Gybe is the Grandaddy of Old Skool freestyle moves - Robby Naish slamming them styishly in the legendary R.I.P movie is the obvious flashback and ultimate benchmark of style.

And, if you're struggling to keep exit speed from your regular gybe, the Duck Gybe can help you fly out of turns with ease, as a result of the high mastfoot pressure generated from a well executed Duck Gybe.

Not only will it improve your general carving abilities -- it can open the doors to more advanced freestyle moves like the Air Duck Gybe or even the elusive regular stance Chacho! But most important - it just feels great!

Preparation is critical so let's concentrate on the crucial aspects first...