If you frequent any skate park at all from time to time, you have probably seen a shitload of kids (and sometimes even adults, as much as it pains me to say) spend all day trying to get their 360 flips to have the infamous “Yo flip” effect to it. But what is a Yo flip you ask?
A Yo flip is a 360 flip with an exaggerated front foot catch. This is usually done by catching the board with your front foot while stretching your back foot out as far back as it can go. Apparently, “the more you get the back foot out, the more buttery it is, dawg.”
I’ve seen skaters go as far as landing the trick with their front foot and riding away for a full one or two seconds before putting their dangling back foot on. Yo flips rarely, if ever, look good, as opposed to a naturally caught 360 flip (For example, please see Kalis footage). They look contrived and unnecessary, and if anything they should be banned from skateboarding. But despite this, the fad continues to thrive in skateboarding today for some odd reason….
1. Felipe Gustavo – One word: Atrocious.
June 19, 2012 12:22 pm
The only legit yo flips are those of wade desarmo and sewa kroetkov
July 16, 2016 10:14 pm
I remember when kids started to do these. Got real popular around 2004 – 2005 before that if you saw someone do a yo flip it was just an ugly as fuck tre flip. Now its considered “good style” by many. Skating is getting ridiculous
October 24, 2016 9:31 am
Yeah sewa links dope doing any trick, I envy the steez
June 19, 2012 12:49 pm
these disgusting videos make me want to play team sports.
June 19, 2012 4:10 pm
Then go do it. Nobody’s stopping you. We don’t need judgmental pricks like yourself in the skateboarding community anyway; good riddance.
June 19, 2012 6:17 pm
fuck steeeze 360 flip boy…
June 24, 2012 12:31 pm
judgement coming from the straight retard who’s name is ‘true skater’.
February 10, 2014 1:48 pm
August 2, 2012 11:04 pm
you do realize this whole article is judgemental right? and you are being judgemental, on a judgemental post…*high five*
February 10, 2014 2:02 pm
Kicking out someone from skateboarding? That’s a True Skater…
February 11, 2014 7:40 am
Fuck you faggot, what sort of fag name is ‘true skater’ anyway, what are you a fucking longboarder or something? Do me this, fuck off back up your dad’s asshole where you came from!
February 11, 2014 8:31 am
U say da truth
July 23, 2014 8:33 pm
July 30, 2014 1:41 pm
i have no idea whats goin on
September 16, 2014 2:01 pm
“true skater” lol what a dickhead
June 19, 2012 1:11 pm
the ones dylan does off the bump and stairs are alright at least but here is the best tre flip in the game, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEJ18F-SV0s
September 10, 2012 9:03 am
BA has the best one!
June 19, 2012 1:19 pm
whoever made this post is just jealous of the infamous yo flip and probably cant do one
June 19, 2012 3:10 pm
dude, i bet you could be in this list making ugly ass “steeze” yo flips, btw i can do 360 flips and i aint jealous of this shit.
November 15, 2013 8:52 pm
wait, who the fuck cares? since when is skateboarding a serious thing? you drama queens sound like Hitler talking about exterminating Jews…..chill out and bomb a hill skate nazis
July 23, 2014 8:32 pm
eyes you are awesome !