Wakeboarding Glossary

Getting your 'ollies' and 'aerials' mixed up? Brush up on the language of 'wakeboard' with our wakeboarding glossary below.

A B C D E F G H I K L M N O P R S T W

Seatbelt grab

This grab is performed by reaching with your front hand, across your body, and grabbing the Toeside edge of the board between the back binding and the tail of the board. This is the hardest of the front hand grabs.

Spin

When the rider and board spin on a vertical axis

Stalefish grab

With their back hand, the rider will grab the Heelside edge of the board between the bindings.

Switch

Switch refers to riding the board backwards so your back foot will be at the front instead