A gap, as the name suggests, describes a gap between two surfaces that typically have a difference in height. In most cases, there is a kicker or jump ramp at the beginning and at the end of the gap.
In street skating, pretty much anything can become a gap when a certain distance or height has to be overcome. The most common tricks over a gap are flip tricks.
Best practice trick:
In order to jump a gap, it’s definitely necessary that you first master the Ollie. In this video, we’ll teach you how to ollie.
- Carlsbad Gap – Carlsbad, USA
- Leap of Faith – San Diego
- Jamie Thomas
- Chris Joslin
- Aaron “Jaws” Homoki