This Acid Drop Looked Deceptively Easy
Timing is everything.
If you’ve dabbled in the aerial arts, you know that height and hurt are not as closely related as gravity would have you believe.
The truth is, it’s often the smallest airs that provide the harshest landings. Maybe it’s because you have less time to prepare for impact. Maybe it’s because you’re forced to huck it to the flats. Maybe it’s because when you go higher up, allowing the wave more time to break and then settle, meaning you avoid the lip’s malicious up-shot.
Whatever the reason, more often than not (unless you’re a psychopath like Kael Walsh or whatever), larger airs are landed on pillows while smaller punts put you on the bricks.
Can this same logic be applied to acid drops? Probably Definitely not, but Jackson Butler made what should have been a 10-foot drop into a two-foot glide by employing exemplary timing.
The rest of the clip is worth a watch as well. Those Dark Arts blades don’t look half bad.
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