Mike McGill invented the McTwist in the early 1980s. He used the McTwist in a public competition in 1984 at a skating contest held at the Del-Mar Skatepark. The McTwist mixes together a Backside 540, a mute grab and a front flip during the one trick. Read on to learn more.
Tips & Warnings
You will need a maximum amount of air to do the McTwist. Gather all of the speed you can muster and still stay in control.
Visualize doing the McTwist in your mind before you strap on the snowboard. You need to know exactly what you are doing at each phase of the trick.
Don't even attempt this trick unless you are an accomplished snowboarder and can land the 540 without a problem.
Make sure you wear a helmet and other pads when learning the McTwist because you will fall hard and often. Try to relax your body to absorbs falls.