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Old 2007-04-08, 01:21 AM   #1
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how do you do a wheel walk

ive tryed everything i can think of but i just cant figure out how to do a wheel
walk. can anyone give me some advice to help me learn?
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Old 2007-04-08, 02:26 AM   #2
It's like doing a wheelie forever!
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toe heel toe heel...
I found the best way to learn was in a hallway holding the walls until you get used to it. The problem many ppl do is that they don't lean far enough back and end up going faster and faster and lose all control.
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Old 2007-04-08, 02:35 AM   #3
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yeah, all u do is lean back, if u think you'll fall, just jump off... that's all. also, learn to keep your balence going very slow, it helped me
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Old 2007-04-26, 03:19 AM   #4
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yeah, just wheel walk extremly slow or else you go too fast and fall. once you can ww slow you will eventually get it
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you all make it sound like its a piece of cake!!!! arg!
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Old 2007-05-14, 04:56 PM   #6
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Yea wheel walking is hard to learn, i personally learned on a 20 inch, make the seat very very high for just learning, then make sure your arms are straight out for balance not at your side. I personally liked grippy shoes, or a grippy wheel for wheel walking, take you anywhere from 5 days to a month i would guess, took me about 2 weeks, then my friend a month, just depending how much you practice on it.
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Old 2009-02-07, 11:38 PM   #7
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I have found the solution to my ww delema! Wear Water shoes, they are so flexible that it's like normal walking!

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Old 2009-02-08, 02:35 AM   #8
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water shoes aye, good against rockfish, god i hate them, i can never catch a normal fish. i alwasy catch a stingray or a rockfish, its really annoying but funny.

soz for off topic. Im also trying to wheel walk, would converse shoes be apropriate footwear or something more like skate shoes?
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