PIPE MASTERS CREATOR FRED HEMMINGS: “I WANTED TO DEVELOP SOMETHING FOR THE AVERAGE SCHMUCK IN MIDDLE AMERICA”

This Fred Hemmings inteview, by Matt Warshaw, ran in the Winter 1995 issue of Surfer’s Journal.  *  *  *  The Pipeline Masters was a strange little one-heat contest at first; how did you come up with the idea? I wanted to develop a format that would look good on television so I could market surfing…