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Snowboard Trick Tips: Butters
Written By: dougfagel

Once you have learned how to press out your snowboard its time to butter.

Butters are when you press out your board on the tip and tail and start to spin.

 


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ttuccio 12 ttuccio 12 - Sweet!
851 days 8 hours 10 minutes ago
GnarboroReds GnarboroReds - That video was bananas
1111 days 7 hours 22 minutes ago
turbo-x turbo-x - Nothing sucks more than cacthing that back egde in a butter and smashing the back of your head on some icy terrain butters for life I still love them
1177 days 54 minutes ago
drich89 drich89 - nice video, i'll have to try this one next time i'm out
1180 days 23 hours 12 minutes ago
hankookchamp hankookchamp - i wish i had a more flexible board so i can butter :( awesome vid!
1224 days 19 hours 4 minutes ago
mikeohawaii mikeohawaii - cool video. i want to try it now
1224 days 21 hours 1 minutes ago
frunkie frunkie - awesome vid!
1230 days 2 hours 37 minutes ago
rymar24 rymar24 - i ask ppl to teach me and they couldnt explain how, but this vid did more that just teaching. thx
1248 days 19 hours 53 minutes ago
HUFset HUFset - great vids
1254 days 8 hours 40 minutes ago
pakjaeyoung pakjaeyoung - was wondering what board's are best for the nose or tail presses... rockers?
1304 days 21 hours 18 minutes ago
agm90 agm90 - wish i had been better at keeping my arms in, popped my shoulder out last season falling off a rail
1337 days 10 hours 17 minutes ago
CriminalRabbit CriminalRabbit - This is a great video! I will definitely try do some butters next time I go snowboarding!! Thank you so much for this video!!
1350 days 14 hours 49 minutes ago
badolf badolf - impressive, next month i will try this at Pas de la casa :D
1517 days 3 hours 51 minutes ago
turbo95sir turbo95sir - doug is pretty amazing...i just dislocated my shoulder this past sunday on a missed jump. contemplating going this weekend, but docs are not suggesting it...
1527 days 17 hours 39 minutes ago
jnguyen75 jnguyen75 - this is amazing.. if i had only seen this last year before attempting this on a hill and dislocating my shoulder. of course i still rode, but i could not move my arm for the next couple weeks..
1527 days 19 hours 10 minutes ago
hartheffe hartheffe - been tryin to learn this forever. i think i finally got it on lock after watching this
1528 days 2 hours 16 minutes ago
dy3versity dy3versity - Hey Doug! I was wondering how tall you are and the size of the sierra stunt you were using? Thanks!
1530 days 47 minutes ago
Lex_master Lex_master - Thanks a lot. I like it :)
1535 days 18 hours 17 minutes ago
jayku jayku - yeah these videos are great. i've been trying to do this for a while and i think i'm almost there :D
1536 days 5 hours 53 minutes ago
staphano staphano - thanks for the vids, love'em
1547 days 1 hours 49 minutes ago
JandJBlks2k JandJBlks2k - I've been trying to do this since season started, can't get it down! It's hard. Got an x8 thinking it would help me, but nope! I'll rotate 180, but not full 360. It's more like I'm only doing BUTT..without the ER!!! Help!(?)
1547 days 7 hours 26 minutes ago
beunknown beunknown - so when I am trying to butter, I always end up turning. Any suggestions as to how to fix that. I'm not sure if it is just cause I don't have the proper stance or what
1548 days 22 hours 2 minutes ago
snow4life snow4life - this works so great on my 3 year old board. :P
1549 days 12 hours 31 minutes ago
SlimJim SlimJim - I tried this on my stiff-ass board. Ate it hard. Need a jib board :(
1549 days 12 hours 59 minutes ago
Killacam Killacam - Thank you very much doug, I needed to see this.
1560 days 28 minutes ago
nateski10 nateski10 - i gotta learn this
1560 days 28 minutes ago
DnButter DnButter - Whoa! I cant wait to get out there Wednesday and butter Lake Louise's bread!!
1560 days 20 hours 27 minutes ago
DnButter DnButter - Wow I thought I had learned quite a bit but I just got owned! hahaha!
1560 days 20 hours 31 minutes ago
kristianpod kristianpod - haha nice video... nice set up to, same set up as ive got haha
1563 days 19 hours 54 minutes ago
AndrewCoxx AndrewCoxx - all I can do is spin once or twice ;)
1571 days 22 hours 40 minutes ago
jhoang6 jhoang6 - So That's buttering! looks cool, can't say the same for you jacket Doug =p
1571 days 22 hours 52 minutes ago
latinaxgamer latinaxgamer - Thanks for the tips. Definitely gonna try this out when Mass finally gets some snow.
1576 days 21 hours 27 minutes ago
4Gman 4Gman - Great work on the video guys. The graphics help explain the concept quite well. Thanks. This will be useful.
1579 days 22 hours 29 minutes ago
hawkeyepnx hawkeyepnx - Great vid, thanks!
1579 days 22 hours 31 minutes ago
rossi rossi - Awesome video, thanks Doug!!
1580 days 1 hours 57 minutes ago
Omitson Omitson - Buttering is so much fun, and this video is a great introduction into mastering this skill.
1581 days 12 hours 35 minutes ago
Josecua Josecua - Thanks a lot for the instruction, i'm ready for this season with my sierra reverse camber !
1582 days 8 hours 24 minutes ago
EBu EBu - Always thought that arms, but not knees should touch the ground 1st - still want to be able to walk after falling down )
1587 days 33 minutes ago
tmagee tmagee - NIIICE. Hope it helps!
1588 days 18 hours ago
oestreichb oestreichb - tight
1594 days 9 hours 47 minutes ago
Mike4snow Mike4snow - I really hope my new salomon drift magnum board is flexy enough to butter. Looks fun as snow. heh heh
1595 days 3 hours 22 minutes ago
jaromamaya jaromamaya - can i ask whats the song called? it starts at 0:27
1596 days 5 hours 34 minutes ago
moonshadow moonshadow - Go Doug - so amazing to see what people can do on a board... :)
1601 days 8 hours 28 minutes ago
Freeborder_mate Freeborder_mate - Haha rad, helped heaps.
1601 days 16 hours 24 minutes ago
J3PH J3PH - great video!
1602 days 16 hours 10 minutes ago
xi2typ3x xi2typ3x - nice video dude.
1609 days 6 minutes ago
jywu86 jywu86 - nice bindings doug!
1613 days 6 hours 22 minutes ago
supersandman82 supersandman82 - Nice video
1613 days 8 hours 40 minutes ago
eyeung003 eyeung003 - Doug is the man
1613 days 15 hours 11 minutes ago
ssizemore ssizemore - Good Stuff!!! Thanks Doug. Cant wait for the season to start.
1614 days 4 hours 56 minutes ago
EWOUDO EWOUDO - Yeah really nice Thanks Sierra!:D
1614 days 12 hours 38 minutes ago
soldrew722 soldrew722 - wow useful video hope it works out for me
1620 days 20 hours 59 minutes ago
mmm911 mmm911 - so good
1626 days 12 hours 58 minutes ago
vinceis1337 vinceis1337 - oh nice, more vids like this plz
1635 days 12 hours 4 minutes ago
MadSLOOPYyo MadSLOOPYyo - NO MATTER WHAT BOARD YOU CAN BUTTER ON...SOME ARE JUST EASIER THAN OTHER. THE SOFTER THE BOARD THE MORE YOU CAN PRESS IT. IT IS MORE RECOMMENDED. PLUS THE HIGHER THE PRESS THE COOLER IT LOOKS. LOL
1635 days 12 hours 14 minutes ago
icicles icicles - nice~ Thanks
1635 days 12 hours 37 minutes ago
watasiwa watasiwa - Wow!!
1638 days 12 hours 44 minutes ago
kwongfeihong kwongfeihong - Sweet Doug, I will be practicing butters all season long
1638 days 15 hours 7 minutes ago
samstritz samstritz - Thanks Ill have to try this out this winter! dislocated my shoulder end of last year.
1640 days 5 hours 47 minutes ago
dougfagel dougfagel - Thanks for all the shout outs!! The best boards for buttering are soft and have pulled away contact points, such as a spooned nose and tail. Rocker boards also make it a bit easier to get into a deep press.
1641 days 3 hours 54 minutes ago
KhoiBoy KhoiBoy - Nice! Does it matter what board you use?
1644 days 17 hours 18 minutes ago
jeeemchew jeeemchew - been uing all mountain boards, but getting my first rocker/jib board this year. stoked to try it out!
1645 days 16 hours 12 minutes ago
seanf912 seanf912 - cool vid keep it up
1664 days 5 hours 12 minutes ago
robnezz23 robnezz23 - nice butt fall at the end... looks like it hurt!
1668 days 2 hours 43 minutes ago
SweetSwain SweetSwain - I'm definitely going to work on my press, and get buttering down before i tackle the rails... so i don't 'tackle' the rails
1678 days 10 hours 52 minutes ago
ejaeyoon ejaeyoon - great video. didn't master it last year but working on doing it this year
1695 days 4 hours 55 minutes ago
snowboardslider snowboardslider - I love butter, butters, buttering, whatever you call it. Butters really help when you come off of a jump with your board facing toward the trees. You can just land and lean toeside or heelside and spin to ride away.
1699 days 4 hours 55 minutes ago
stoj19 stoj19 - love it. looks so awesome
1699 days 14 hours 3 minutes ago
snads snads - Very Cool, can't wait to try it out on the mountain!
1700 days 12 hours 12 minutes ago
Bensonator Bensonator - all of these vids are great, i wish i had seen them during or before last season, wouldve helped a lot
1706 days 19 hours 29 minutes ago
andrewb andrewb - Thanks! I've always wanted to learn how to do these but never figured it out until now. Now I really want to get out on the mountain.
1709 days 6 hours 45 minutes ago
bboy bboy - Thanks Doug, Watched 11 of your videos which helped me when i hit the snows 2 wks ago, going again in 2 wks. currently re watching basic air. love your concise, structured and informative format in your vids.
1712 days 19 hours 26 minutes ago
Josecua Josecua - Thanks a lot, will help a lot this winter coming up !
1713 days 21 hours 6 minutes ago
dougfagel dougfagel - I am 5'9 180 lbs and I ride a 155 Sierra Stunt
1718 days 23 hours 51 minutes ago
bbstar bbstar - nice video - only wished it was longer!
1719 days 17 hours 58 minutes ago
lebooby lebooby - sweet vid, is it easy to butter on the reverse crew?
1726 days 1 hours 30 minutes ago
brett.howard1 brett.howard1 - hey doug how much do you weigh and what size sierra stunt are you riding in this video?
1751 days 23 hours 10 minutes ago
masterduc masterduc - dude. I can't wait to try that next season. I'll add it to my list of things to learn
1753 days 21 hours 37 minutes ago
Digitalism Digitalism - Thanks, Helped a lot.
1753 days 22 hours 15 minutes ago
NateMoon NateMoon - Thanks for all the help man.
1755 days 22 hours 56 minutes ago
billbraski billbraski - spread that butter
1757 days 7 minutes ago
JandJBlks2k JandJBlks2k - Awesome vid! I bought the same setup to for a progress..all your vids are essential man..thanks a lot!
1759 days 5 hours 41 minutes ago
Iggypop Iggypop - Sweet vid!
1759 days 14 hours 50 minutes ago
tcirilli tcirilli - It looks so easy when you do it! Thank you for the video.
1768 days 2 hours 13 minutes ago
drones1616 drones1616 - This is very helpful. Thanks!
1775 days 5 hours 56 minutes ago
sgreen sgreen - Now that looks like fun! Thank you.
1775 days 18 hours ago
tazsurf tazsurf - Neat!
1778 days 22 hours 24 minutes ago
JimmyR JimmyR - Nice!!
1780 days 17 hours 6 minutes ago
SamB99 SamB99 - cool
1791 days 7 hours 47 minutes ago
OGInstructor OGInstructor - Very cool Doug!!
1794 days 10 hours 11 minutes ago

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