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Trick Tip | Backside Smith Grinds With Silas Baxter-Neal

The Back Smith is simply a must have for any street skater's arsenal of tricks. Made popular by vert pro Monty Nolder in the 1980s, the backsmith has long been revered for its sleek and stylish look on both tranny and street. Take a gander as CCS pro Silas Baxter-Neal gives the play-by-play on this street skating classic. As Silas explains, it's all about pointing that front toe and leaning back on it. Give this one a go on your local grind box before taking it to concrete. With proper practice and execution you'll be back smithing in no time flat. Check it out.