THE SECRET OF RICCO TOWER
This is the level, for me, that's when some nerves kick in when I'm on a good run. This level can be sligtly annoying to learn but once you get consistent at it, it gets relatively easy. The only hard part is when you mess up once, it can throw you off the whole level.
In order to backhover slide hold R and back on the control stick and dive into the water.
If you don't feel too confidant in your spinjumps you can get on top of the ship and jump to the white plank by the top of the tower
Spin Jump or Triple Jump
To skip a cycle of the gears you can either spin jump dive or triple jump dive. I think it's easier to do a spin jump, but it's really a matter of choice