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The following acronyms are used here to describe the body/foot positions involved in
slalom tricks. For other terms you are unfamiliar with, check the
FP: Forward Parallel
BP: Backward Parallel
FMLR: Forward Monoline Leading Right (also FSLR: Fwd Snake....)
FMLL: Forward Monoline Leading Left (also FSLL: Fwd Snake....)
BMLR: Backward Monoline Leading Right (also BSLR: Bkwd Snake....)
BMLL: Backward Monoline Leading Left (also BSLL: Bkwd Snake....)
FCLR: Forward Cross Leading Right
FCLL: Forward Cross Leading Left
BCLR: Backward Cross Leading Right
BCLL: Backward Cross Leading Left
SSLL: SideSurf Leading Left
SSLR: SideSurf Leading Right
ILL: Independent Leading Left
ILR: Independent Leading Right
The act of doing cones
Skate on heel; because your leg is typically extended to get it on the last wheel.
To do a trick (or have some key part of it) opposite or "upside down" with respect
to the original trick.
Skate on toe wheel; intended to be opposite of Extended for most tricks, without
using the term Inverted (and thus creating confusion).
Wash. Rinse. Repeat. Yes, as on the shampoo bottle, and as on the
Does this belong in a glossary or in a lingo section?
Displacing at least half the course (10-15 cones), leaving them scattered,
as are items in a yardsale. Also used: popcorn.