Alex Willms Slappys His Trucks To Death In ‘My Indys’

Back in 2016, we first featured a 17-year-old Alex Willms on the site, and today the Independent rider is pretty much everywhere. In the latest episode of ‘My Indys’, the Sk8Mafia curb slapper shows off his extensive collection of broken trucks. How extensive? Let’s just say it’s no mistake that his name is an anagram of “axle.” In fact, Indy must be pretty stoked to sponsor this resourceful grinder—nary a truck goes to waste when the brand ships him its nearly indestructible product. How many slappys does it take to get to the center of an Independent truck? Alex Willms show you how in the above video…

Looks easy, right? Well, it’s kind of hard to learn but easy to master. Just get out there and start slappying until you feel a noticeable indentation on your hangers. In no time, things will just lock in to place. We know what you’re thinking: “Well, what if I can’t skate like Alex ‘I roll with the Mafia’ Willms?” True, Willms can slappy on command with no hesitation. And the way he bashes his trucks just can’t be immediately taught, but with practice you can get it like that. If you need pointers, just search “Slappy” on The Berrics site… it will eventually just slide into place. (Check out one of Eric Koston’s many no-ollie slappy opuses, below.)

Just remember: It’s all about the motion of the ocean, and in this case a curb is a wave, and your skateboard is a surfboard, and your skate shoes are flippers (that’s how you surf, right?). Watch Willms’s Bangin, which aired in January, and his ‘One Day’ from last August, below:

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