Riding through the hollowed-out area of the wave formed as the curl arcs out and down into the trough; regarded since the late 1950s as the ultimate surfing maneuver. Only a small percentage of waves are both hollow and well-shaped, and the infrequency of what are called "makeable" tubes is one reason why tuberiding is among the most difficult surfing maneuvers; it's been estimated that less than ...
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Surfers Talk About Tuberiding
Tuberiding: A Brief Illustrated History
Butch Van Artsdalen, Pipeline, from Bruce Brown's "Endless Summer"
Hawaiian tubemaster Dane Kealoha
Gerry Lopez. Photo: Dan Merkel
Tyler Wright, Backdoor, 2022