BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 6120

Snowboarding - the 540

Snowboarding - the 540
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Key Info
  • Snowboarding - the 540
  • Duration: 0:59
  • A demonstration of a jump and rotation in the halfpipe - the 540. To rotate 540 degrees from a jump at the lip of the pipe the rider needs to wait until the front foot hits the coping, or the lip, before starting the rotation. 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

       Topic:

    Outdoor and Adventurous Activities

  • Keywords: winter sports, snow, momentum, choreography, balance, snowboard, 540, halfpipe
Ideas for use in class
  • Introduction to one of the signature moves in the sport.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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