Today I put a post up on my blog at Effort.tv regarding the origination of the skateboard ollie which lead to the kayak ollie. In both sports, the ollie is the basis of many tricks. This video shows some ollies on skateboards and in kayaks. If you look at a couple posts back you can see Adam Johnson's post "Principles Behind Wave Maneuvers" and you may see how the concept of the ollie applies to what he had to say.
Read more about the subject and what sparked my interest in posting this at my blog...Effort.tv Ollie Blog Post
Happy New Year,
Spencer Cooke, Team Riot