Hi, I'm Greg Lawrence, with LakeLessons.com,
and I'm here to show you how to do an Air 180. First, as in all things wakeboarding,
you always want to have the handle down close to your waist. In an Air 180, you're adding
the element of doing the 180, which you should hopefully, already be doing on the surface
of the water, to the air, which is the jump, so what you're going to want to start out
with, is a moderate cut outside the wake, on your toe side. Set up, come back in on
your heel side, and as you leave the wake, you're going to want to rotate the handle,
across your body, and put it in your back pocket, and get ready for the landings. One
of the most important parts of the Air 180, is on the landing, you want to cross your
legs, but maintain your forward momentum, meaning you don't want to land on your heels,
or you'll slide out. You want to land on your toes, and continue that cut, outward towards
the wake. I'm Greg Lawrence, and that was Air 180.

Water Sports : How to Do a 180 Air on a Wakeboard
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32 thoughts on “Water Sports : How to Do a 180 Air on a Wakeboard

  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    Mrrampagej: Ye fins are really good to learn to wakeboard. So you can get up on tot he board and learn to turn heelside and toeside and to learn goofy and regular riding and maybe some small jumps on the wake. After you're that comfortable on the board the fins should come of ASAP. When I took the fins of I hated it because the board was so loose on the surface, but when i got used to it, well I never going back to fins. And I just got a bit more expensive board that grips a bit better then my old cheap one. So now I love to ride it with no fins. Grips good in the turns, but is really loose when doing a switch.

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    So I can switch 180's and can do a regular 360 but I only land regular 180's like once out of three times -_-
    just can't pull the handle down to my hip, always forget haha
    i'll try them again tomorrow after watching this thanks

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    stop shoving your ass in our faces

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    So, can you wakeboard with a pontoon boat? I imagine you would be able to do quite as many things, but it's possible, right?

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    how fast do you go when u do em

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    nice beeper bro!

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    @BeLLiiCosE not at all. There is nothing to a 180

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    is it possible to do many tricks on an outboard without a tower?

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    damn it i had a good comment but i forgot it 🙁

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    i can already 180 why am i watching this

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    i tried it anddddddd it worked 🙂

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    i landed this on accident
    1st time wakeboarding i try jumping next thing i know i did a 180 and next thing i know im doing 360's i might be a natural =)

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    First the awful slalom video, then a wake board video where you're trying to describe what someone else is doing.
    WTF
    Just let Ross describe what he's doing and you sit out, you're not an expert.

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    Landed surface 1080 yesterday.

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    totally rad bro!

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    i landed my first wake to wake jump yestarday. ready to try a 180.

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    Yeah, because you probably toeside a lot.

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    Yeah, if you jump toeside.

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    take off all removable fins, lean back as you start to turn and get turning in a fluid motion. Be ready for the shift in your weight and keep your toeside edge out of the water as you start your spin. it can either help or hurt to do it while going over or on the top of a wake because less of your board is in the water making an easier turn but harder balance.

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    takes a while to get down… you just gotta go balls out and start trying them

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    No u dont my dad is pro for ronix and your completly rong

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    you dont do it on the wake
    you do it right in the middle of wake

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    have the boat slow down to about 15 mph, and try them like that then slowly progress to faster speeds.

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    im new to wakeboarding.. i can get up ride and go side to side. i would like help if possible on what to do next. by board is a hyperlite and on each side there are 2 fixed and one removable fin. how should i do a surface 180?

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    I ride with fins…however I haven't had a chance to ride without fins and I can tell you it's not very forgiving if you don't land perfect almost. I'm not very good so of course it could be just me. I'm gonna try no fins next time I go out..I get the feeling it'll be a lot more forgiving and hopefully it'll give me a little bit more slippery feel. With fins I feel stuck sometimes.

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    DO NOT START TOO EARLY if you do you will face plant from in the air… i did and hurt my balls:( also dont land on your heels 100% guarenteed you will not land it.

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    i can almost get an air 180 but cant come close 2 a surface 180. do i need 2 move my weight or take out my middle fin or wat?

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    Cheap go to Big 5…but cheap means beginner boards more or less.

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  • July 29, 2019 at 11:00 am
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    yeah great help

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