Definition of fakie in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfākē/

noun (plural fakies)

(In skateboarding or snowboarding) a movement in which the board is ridden backward.
Example sentences
  • I didn't even bring my board out of the car; I might have gotten shot for only doing three-flip blunt fakies in the deep end.
  • Fletcher says its easier to come out of this in a fakie (backwards).
  • The BigSpin is a 360 Shove-It, from a fakie, with a 180 Body Varial in the same direction as the Shove-It.


With a movement in which the board is ridden backwards: once you can do it forward, try it fakie
More example sentences
  • As he approaches the end of the box, he begins to turn his body and board another 90 degrees frontside. As he does this, he unweights and gives the tail a little push to get it around, and comes down solidly, rolling fakie.
  • Finally, he puts the front wheels down, his weight centered over the board, and rides away fakie.
  • He finished the last 90 degrees centered perfectly on his board, rolling fakie, and head for the opposite wall.

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Syllabification: fak·ie

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