Ollie the skateboarding trick: no entry

Hwat it be? (I haven’t done any research on this, just mentioning it)

I guess “no entry” is “no entry-level”.

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At least one source traces it as the nickname of a certain 16-year-old skateboarder in 1979.


Ollie as a technique was supposedly created in 1977. It was named so because the man who first invented it, Alan Gelfand, was nicknamed Ollie. According to the information here:

I think there’s a more accurate description in this book: A Secret History of the Ollie

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