hang five


Type of noseride where the surfer, having already walked the board, moves the leading foot forward until the toes hang off the tip; not impossible on a shortboard, but mostly a longboard maneuver.

Hanging five is the first on-the-tip noseride mastered by the intermediate longboarder; the rider's stance usually stays in line with the board's stringer, and the weight is mostly on the back foot—about 18 inches behind the front foot—which makes it fairly easy to retreat back to a trim stance. Hanging ten is far more difficult than hanging five.