BBC Learning Zone Clips

CLIP 6633

Snowboarding - the Haakon

Snowboarding - the Haakon
Key Info
  • Snowboarding - the Haakon
  • Duration: 1:14
  • A demonstration of a snowboarding trick, the Haakon, with explanation of when and where it could be used. The Haakon involves dropping into the pipe switch and doing a flip upside down while rotating the board in the opposite direction of travel. 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: winter sports, snow, balance, coordination, momentum, jump, snowboard, Haakon
Ideas for use in class
  • Possible use in a school that might be undertaking a ski trip or for the analysis side of PE examination with the selected sports.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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