How to Do a Butter on a Snowboard

Knowing how to do a butter on a snowboard means you have a trick you can do even when you are waiting for the chair lift. Learning how to do a butter on a snowboard is a simple process and gives you a great and smooth looking trick to pull out.

  1. Find a smooth and flat area of snow. The first step in learning how to do a butter on a snowboard is finding a flat and smooth area of snow to practice on. Butter tricks can be performed on a variety of different terrain, but they are easiest to learn on smooth and flat areas. 
  2. Shift your weight to your front foot. The next step in learning how to do a butter on a snowboard is shifting your weight to your front foot. At the same time as you shift your weight, you want to lift the tail of your snowboard slightly in the air and rotate your body. The body rotation will help you to swing the board around in a 180 degree rotation. Once you have rotated that 180 degrees, you have completed a butter.
  3. Have fun with the butter. While you have technically learned how to do a butter on a snowboard after step two, the fun in butter tricks are the variations. You can continue rotating after the initial 180 degrees, switch rotation directions, or customize the trick any other way you can think of. Once you are able to do variations of the trick, then you have truly learned how to do a butter on a snowboard.  

 

 

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