Below is Geiselman’s overall advice on how to approach airs-plus five waves he thinks you should visit if you want to improve your technique above the lip. “There are a lot of different approaches to doing airs, it’s kind of endless,” says Geiselman. “What it comes down to depends on your approach and angle towards the lip, combined with perfect timing.
Tail-whips, inverted airs and flipped or corked-out airs need to come off the bottom too, instead of approaching the lip from the mid-face of the wave. “For big straight airs, full rotations and alley-oops, it’s more of a mid-faced approach to the lip.
Look at John John, or even the kids coming up like Kalani David and Barron Mamiya, all those kind of guys. I feel like their backside air game is a little stronger than other surfers from other regions because of the power and wind mixed with the sections they get. It plays a huge factor.
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