Jim Mizell, Pipeline, 1971. Photo: Jeff Divine
Phil Edwards. Photo: Severson
Butch van Artsdalen, Pipeline. Photo: LeRoy Grannis
John Peck, Pipeline. Photo: John Severson
Pipeline. Photo: Dick Graham
Tuberiding became the ultimate surfing maneuver during the shortboard revolution, and remains so today. Placing yourself inside the spinning chamber formed as the curl throws out ahead of the wave, racing through the hollows, and shooting back into daylight at the end—nothing in the sport can touch it. From the late '50s to the mid '60s, tuberiding, as a sports world phenomenon, was just slightly...