"Pipeline Classic Next," by Ron Haworth, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, Dec 10, 1971
Six surfers are waiting for the Hawaiian Masters Championships now that the Duke Classic is pau.
The sextet is led by Mr. Pipeline, Butch Van Artsdalen. a surfer who belongs in a Pipeline curl like a hot dog in a bun. Van Artsdalen didn’t fish the Pipeline out of virgin ocean, but he did put is between the covers of surfing magazines when Hawaii was still an outpost of adventure for most readers.
The other five ...