The Backside Crooked Grind also called Crooks or K Grind is definitely one of the most popular grind tricks where you grind on your front truck with the board krooked off to the side of the ledge.
Why it’s popular? Because it looks super smooth and is always well received by everyone around. Besides that, the feeling of a well executed K Grind is always a good one to have.
Learn here how to do a BS Crooked!
Trick Tip Sequence: BS Crooked
Trick Tip Step By Step: BS Crooked
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1. Approach the ledge almost parallel while you put your feet in an Ollie position and ollie up to the ledge.
2. Aim with your front truck onto the ledge and lock in sideways on your front truck.
Then put all your weight onto your front truck to stand properly on the grind.
3. The most important thing is to lock in with the right side of the truck and the back wheel on top of the ledge.
This is where the name of the trick comes from: krooked grind.
4. At the end of the ledge you come off by pushing the board out hard with the truck that is on top of the ledge.
What Trick Next?
How does it feel to land your first BS Crooked? Nice, right? You can be sure that it will be like this forever. Time to go for a FS Crooked Grind!
For some other grinds scroll through our trick tips for curb and rail. If you want to learn some flat tricks instead, check out our tips for flat. Are you in the mood for a mini ramp session? Go and learn the basics with our trick tips for transition.