A variation is the one step rayden, which involves taking a step on the wall before performing the Rayden. However, some argue that this should not be counted as a Rayden but rather a wall inward frontflip with assistance from the hands.
 Ben "Jenx" Jenkin
 Victor "Showtime" Lopez
Team Tempest's Showtime landed it first on plyo and gave it the name Rayden, after a character from the video game Mortal Kombat, whose special move looks the same, but with a double frontflip. The name Rayden is now the name commonly used in the community.
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- "3RUN Forums • View topic - one step rayden!!!". 3run.co.uk
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- "Team Tempest - Showtime in the gym" YouTube
- "Raiden (Mortal Kombat) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia". Wikipedia.org
- The character had the name "Raiden" in some releases of the Mortal Kombat series, but "Rayden" was the name chosen by Showtime
- Search results for "rayden", 3RUN Forums