The Back Breaker!!!

Not quite a jump trick and not quite a barefoot trick, but this falls squarely into both worlds.  The Aberdeen Aqua Addicts invented this trick and Mad-City just did a version of it at Show Ski Nationals.  Here’s the setup…

2 Footers, neither doing anything special, but they are wearing what show skiers call a strap.  It’s a harness that allows the skier to be hooked directly to the boat and keep their hands free.  But the footers aren’t using it like that.  They have the strap on backwards with a rope hooked onto the back.  That rope goes to a jumper who’s going to hit the ramp at barefooting speeds and do some sort of invert.  If you do the math in your head, the barefooters are the pylons for the jumpers.  Here’s the video of Aberdeen doing this…


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