I have done some park some ~12 years ago and now am looking to get back into it. Just wondering what is the role of ollie. For rails, small jumps and side hits? I don't do rails, it's like domestic violence wtf man!
Somewhere was suggested doing them for moderate+ jumps but that just seems crazy. Maybe for straight air?
I've just recently started to fiddle around with it for flat spins and small jumps. For flat spins it seems to be perhaps less effort to get air but more complex manouvering (i can do flat fs 1&3 this way). With small jumps you definitively get more air with less effort. Actually i seem to be developing an ollie habit which can't be good(?), all the stuff i do is so small it seems to work alright. Definitively trying to progress both spins/grabs ollied or done with a balanced "jump/pop". So yeah to ollie or not to ollie!? :d