Skater performing a kickflip.

Kickflip is a flip trick. Starting an ollie, in the highest point skater flicks or "kicks" the nose of the board with his front foot to make it spin underneath himself while still in the air and land. If skater lets the board to spin more than one it is called Double Kickflip and Triple Kicklip for 2 and 3 spins respectively.


  • Kickflip was invented in 1983 by Rodney Mullen.
  • Initially this flip was called Magic Flip.

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