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SNOWBOARDER is bringing you a series of how to snowboard videos to help fill up that bag of tricks, and help you learn how to ride that snowboard a little better. Learn a switch underflip on that snowboard of yours with Alex Dawoud.
1. Dial your run in. Gauge your proper speed and stay on your heel edge going into the jump.
2. Once you leave the lip, start the rotation by leaning back and dropping your front shoulder back. This will cause you to begin rotating your feet almost over your head for the actual underflip.
3. Grab and follow through.
4. Spot your landing
5. Ride it out
Every rider has their own unique way of learning a particular trick. What tips did you find useful learning a switch underflip? Let’s hear ‘em in the comments below.
Video by Gary Tyler McLeod