Big Happy Birthday to Butch. Turning 4-0 today.
He is the Godfather of Freeride, a man who brought a whole nation of freerider's together and then extended that connection to New Zealand, Tahiti, The USA, Italy and Brazil. He continues to share the freeride spirit, with France next on the cards for a Rip n Ride style event.
As other events spun off around the country Butch was there to help for nothing but his love of the sport and to ensure they went ahead, confirming the industry would have a bright future. He is selfless in his constant work promoting and growing freeride. For what little to no money there is, he has done some wonders. In the face of jetski negativity, he has created a positive aura for the sport, getting it on on TV and shard to millions around the world online. He has created more friendships amongst strangers than he will ever know through his work on Ozfreeride.
As a rider, he can rip it up with the best of them. now at 40, still able to go big and crazy.
We look forward to another decade of the BUTCH! The GUNTHER! the GODFATHER.
Ozfreeride / Rip N Ride / Flip Challenges and more.
Happy Birthday From the Community.