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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2: How To Grind

Learn how to grind in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 (THPS).

There are quite a few skills you need to master in this skateboarding game including Manual, Nose Manual and of course, Grind. Grinding is simple in THPS and it is something that needs balance. In this guide, we will explain the basics of how to Grind in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2.

How to Grind in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2


On PS4, you have to press Triangle and on Xbox One you have to press Y right when you are near an edge that you can use for a Grind. With that, use the left stick to maintain your balance during the Grind. That is all there is to it.

Although the controls are pretty simple, it will take some practice to get a complete hang of it. Initially, you will bail and fall and it will affect your combo. But as you keep doing it over and over again, falling and getting back up, you will know exactly how to Grind. You can utilize the objects around you like the rails, tables, benches etc. Quick thinking is required because you will encounter various objects as well as walls and other obstacles while you are skateboarding all around.

As you keep practicing, you can also try out different directions with it so that you know how to do all versions of them. That’s everything you need to know about how to Grind in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2. There’s more we have covered about this remastered game like how to perform special tricks. These will help you earn higher scores fast, so find out how to do those specials as well.


Additionally, you will find the Secret Tape location in this game as well as where to find 5 Life Preservers through our linked guides. Want to know how to go faster and how to increase stats easily? We’ve got your covered for that too.