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CLIP 6632

Snowboarding - the McTwist

Snowboarding - the McTwist

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Key Info
  • Snowboarding - the McTwist
  • Duration: 1:08
  • A demonstration of a snowboarding trick, the McTwist, and how best to pull it off. Invented by Mike McGill, one of the pioneers in skateboarding, the McTwist involves dropping your front hand and shoulder while bringing your feet over the top of your head to continue the rotation. Includes description of some coaching points for riders and also advice on how not to get it wrong. This BBC Sport clip was first published on BBC Sport Academy online on 3 October 2008. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Physical Education


    Outdoor and Adventurous Activities

  • Keywords: snow, momentum, balance, jump, winter sports, snowboard, McTwist
Ideas for use in class
  • Possible use in a school that might be undertaking a ski trip or with the analysis side of PE examinations.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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