If you're interested in stunt scooter tricks, you're in the right place. As scooter enthusiasts ourselves, we at CORE Action Sports know a thing or two about this exhilarating hobby.
Whether you're a beginner or an experienced rider looking to enhance your skills, we've got the tips and tricks to help you take your scootering to the next level.
A Brief Introduction to Stunt Scooter Tricks
Stunt scooter tricks are maneuvers performed on a scooter, often involving flips, spins, and jumps. These tricks can range from basic to highly advanced, making scootering a versatile sport suitable for both beginners and seasoned riders.
It's not just about the thrill; it's also a great way to improve your balance, agility, and overall fitness.
Choosing the Right Gear
Before you start practicing your tricks, it's crucial to have the right gear. A reliable scooter is the first thing you need.
CORE Action Sports offers a variety of complete scooters, such as the CORE SL2 Scooter and the CORE ST2 Scooter, designed for durability and performance.
Remember, safety should be your priority. Invest in quality protection gear like helmets, knee pads, and gloves. CORE's range of action sports helmets and Aero Gloves are popular choices among riders.
Basic Stunt Scooter Tricks
Bunny Hop: The Bunny Hop is the foundation of many scooter tricks. To perform a Bunny Hop, you'll need to jump off the ground while pulling up on your handlebars and then bring up your feet to lift the scooter.
Tail Whip: The Tail Whip involves spinning the deck of your scooter around in a full circle while you're in the air. Start by doing a Bunny Hop, then kick the deck of your scooter around with your back foot. As the deck comes around, jump and land back on the scooter.
Bar Spin: The Bar Spin is exactly what it sounds like: spinning the handlebars 360 degrees while in mid-air. Again, start with a Bunny Hop, then throw the handlebars around while keeping your body in the same position. Catch the handlebars as they come around and land back on the scooter.
Advanced Stunt Scooter Tricks
Backflip: The Backflip is a high-level trick that involves flipping your body and scooter backward in mid-air. It requires a lot of practice and should only be attempted with proper safety gear and preferably under supervision.
360 Flip: The 360 Flip combines a Bar Spin and a Tail Whip. You'll need to jump, spin the deck around with your foot, and simultaneously spin the handlebars. It's a challenging trick that requires good timing and control.
Superman: The Superman involves extending your body out behind your scooter while in mid-air, much like the flying superhero. It's a visually impressive trick that requires strength and control to execute correctly.
Practice Makes Perfect
Like any sport, mastering stunt scooter tricks requires practice. Start with the basics, gradually moving on to more complex tricks as your skills improve. It's essential to practice in a safe, controlled environment like a skatepark or an open area free of traffic.
Remember, even experienced riders fall sometimes, so always wear your protective gear.
Stunt scooter tricks can add an exciting dimension to your scootering experience. With the right equipment, practice, and patience, you could soon be performing tricks like a pro! Always remember, the journey is just as important as the destination. So, enjoy every ride, every trick, and every fall, because that's where the real fun is!
At CORE, we offer a wide range of scooters and accessories designed to help you get the most out of your riding experience.
The CORE SL2 Scooter, for instance, is built to last, with a strong and lightweight aluminium deck and 110mm split forked 5 spoke wheels. It's suitable for beginners and advanced riders alike. It's also equipped with a fully integrated sealed headset and IHC compression, which makes for smooth riding and easy maintenance.
As you embark on your stunt scootering journey, remember to stay safe, practice regularly, and most importantly, enjoy the ride. After all, scootering is not just a sport or a hobby—it's a lifestyle. So, go ahead and embrace the scooter culture with CORE Action Sports. Happy riding!