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Wakeboarding - Grabs
The rider often grabs different parts of the board using hands. Except the board skills, there are different grabs a rider can perform −
Indy Grab − The most famous grab technique where the rider holds the toe edge between own feet using back hand.
Nose grab − Here, the rider uses the forward hand to grab the nose part of the board.
Nuclear grab − Here, the rider grabs the nose of the board using back hand.
Tail grab − Here, the rider grabs the tail part of the board using back hand.
Melon − Here, the rider grabs the heel edge between own feet.
Stale Fish − Here, the rider grabs the heel edge between own feet using back hand.
Taipan Air − Here, the front hand of the rider reaches behind the front foot and grabs the toe edge between the bindings.
Roasted Beef − Here the back hand of the rider reaches the front of the legs and grabs the heel edge of the board.