A skateboard-influenced move popularized in the early 1990s by the Kelly Slater–led New School group, in which the surfer briefly disengages the board's stabilizing fins and rides backward. Not so much a maneuver in itself, the reverse is the final phase to a variety of off-the-top, cutback, or aerial maneuvers; variants include the roundhouse reverse, the backside 360 reverse air, and the floater...

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