Whilst most kids these days are completely ambidextrous in their skating and pushing even if they have just started, many important and influential skaters still swear by the swong'. Although it's mainly those that are still going from the 90s that insist that on using the same foot to push, regardless of direction, it's a refreshing change when you see a younger guy that appreciates the almost forgotten art of the swongo push.
The following is some textbook examples of the swongo push and proof that is still has a place in today's fickle skateboard society:
SWITCH MONGO IS A BIT LIKE REVERSE RACISM. SOME ARGUE THAT IT'S CIRCUMSTANTIALLY EXCUSABLE, BUT AT THE END OF THE DAY RACISM IS RACISM
AND MONGO IS MONGO.
ASK DRESSEN AND
JASON DILL ABOUT
He's a bastard.
OK, so switch mongo (i hate that term)
is completely acceptable, but only switch obviously. my reasoning is 90's influenced.
however my main reason ing is that someone that pushes 'switch' can have an equal
ugliness to that of a straight-up mongo push. Therefore, if you can push switch to the point that it looks normal then by all means do. but if you can't do it smooth then for fucks sake please just use your normal pushing foot - it is ok. 3 names to mention: Keenan, gino and stevie.
and lest we forget, the coolest line of all time: