Snowboarding Opossum Gets Attention on YouTube and Twitter

By: Heather Campobello - March 13, 2012

Ratatouille, a white fluffy opossum, looks so cute as he winds down a snowy slope. He maneuvers the Burton Riglet snowboard around icy patches and bumps by shifting his body weight.

I love his little lime and blue sweater.

Over 600,000 people have viewed this YouTube video since it was posted on March 7th:

Many Twitter users thing this snowboarding opossum is talented:

Oh good, it seems even an opossum is better at #snowboarding than me!! #brokenwrist #notbitter http://t.co/v0yjLQ7k via @StylistMagazine(image) 44 minutes ago via Twitter for iPhone ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

The possums at @hackerdrinkup are not even close to this talented http://t.co/aZJZojUq(image) 12 hours ago via Tweet Button ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

Snowboarding Opossum?! | http://t.co/M3eU2go9: Whoa! Look at that guy go! That opossum is carving down the mounta… http://t.co/OFfHrr3w(image) 12 hours ago via twitterfeed ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

The striped sweater is only the tip of the cuteness iceberg: Opossum Shreds the Slopes on His Snowboard – http://t.co/YUytpMNc(image) 3 days ago via Tweet Button ·  Reply ·  Retweet ·  Favorite · powered by @socialditto

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Heather CampobelloPrior to working as a Staff Writer for WebProNews I was an English Instructor at various colleges in New York, Colorado, and Wyoming. I have a Master of Arts in English from the SUNY of New York at Buffalo and have been working in marketing, clinical research, and education for the past five years. Google:+Heather Campobello

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