1. It helps to try this trick off another boat’s roller, or drive a circle and do it off your own boat’s roller. Once you get the backside air and melan grab together take it to the wake.
2. As you move the handle to spin backside, bring your front knee across your body and push your back foot around toward the boat to get in the correct position, then grab the board. Trying to grab too early doesn’t allow you to really show the bottom of the board to the people in the boat.