Surface tricks are tricks that are performed while the board is on the surface of the water.
Backside Butterslide: Rider turns the board backside 90 degrees and grinds the wake.
Backside Butterslide 180: Rider turns the board backside 90 degrees and grinds the wake. Rider then grabs the handle with opposite hand and does another 90 degree turn in the same direction.
Backside Start: Rider gets up in a backside position where the backside is facing the boat.
Body Slide: Rider lies back onto the water.
Butterslide: Rider turns the board frontside 90 degrees and grinds the wake.
Butterslide 180: Same as regular butterslide but with an additional 90 degree rotation in the same direction.
No-Hander: Rider puts handle between knees, then lets go with both hands.
Nothing Butterslide: Rider puts handle between knees while in a butterslide.
Perez: Rider carves outside of the wake and slides into a surface 360.
Potato Peeler: Body Slide with fin release.
Powerslide: Board is turned backside 90 degrees in the flats. Fins are broken loose. If done correctly, it creates a huge spray.
Surf Carve: Rider cuts back and forth in the wake in a surf-carving fashion.
Surface 180: A 180 degree turn on the surface of the water.
Surface 360: A 360 degree turn on the surface of the water.
Tumble Turn: Rider lays back on water, board is taken out of water and above the head, body is spun around backside and the rider stands back up onto feet.