Often confused with the frontside boardslide the backslide lipslide a.k.a. ‘back lip’ is arguably even more stylish. So what exactly is a lipslide? Well, it basically means your rear foot passes over the rail first, as opposed to a normal boardslide whereby you lead with your front foot. It’s called ‘backside’ because the rail is behind you when you take off. All this makes them a little harder to master, but trust us it is well worth the effort.