BUTCH VAN ARTSDALEN: So Tough [2min]

Butch Van Artsdalen of San Diego, California, was the original Mr. Pipeline. A fearless and incredibly athletic surfer, still regarded by many as the best switchfooter of all time, Butch was a standout at every break he rode—but he set the stage for all who followed at Pipeline.

– Series –

EOS (@encyclopedia_of_surfing)

– Surfer –

Butch Van Artsdalen

– Presented by –

Encyclopedia of Surfing (@encyclopedia_of_surfing)

– Film/Edit –

Greg MacGillivray (@gregmacgillivray)

Bruce Brown (@brucebrownfilms)

Grant Rohloff

Dale Davis

Jim Freeman

– Written by –

Matt Warshaw

– Location –

Pipeline, North Shore, Oahu, Hawaii  

– Year –

60s

– Run Time –

2min

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