Strike a Pose: 12 Powerful 'Afterbangs'

Every now and then, landing a trick feels so great that the skater simply can't resist milking the rollaway for all it's worth...

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Every now and then, landing a trick feels so great that the skater simply can’t resist milking the rollaway for all it’s worth – basking in the glory, striking a pose and performing an optional encore of pure physical celebration. I’m talking of course about the phenomonen of the ‘Afterbang’. From place to place there must be many different names for this timeless and often hilarious manouvre – apparently known as ‘Afterschool Modelling’ in London. The afterbang comes in many forms, but regardless of what you want to call it, I’m sure we can all agree that a heavy ‘bang’ can be as memorable as the trick itself, and provide literally MINUTES of entertainment. Here are some great examples of the Afterbang.

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