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Tag: Jacob Trette

March 18, 2011 | 10:47 am

Famed Surfer Sion Milosky Drowned at Mavericks; Web Video Tributes

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Celebrated Hawaiian big-wave surfer Sion Milosky drowned at Mavericks on Wednesday. From the Santa Cruz Sentinel: Milosky caught at least six waves before he fell when the lip of a wave he was riding collapsed on top of him, (Mavericks surfer Ken) Collins said. The fall happened during low tide, when the water depth at […]

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Mavericks Surfer Trette Released From Hospital, Recounts Wipeout

January 27, 2011 | 9:25 am

Mavericks Surfer Trette Released From Hospital, Recounts Wipeout

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The Bay Citizen scored an interview with Jacob Trette, the 30-year-old surfer who almost died after attempting to surf a massive wave at Mavericks. Trette was released from the hospital yesterday. Quotes from the interview: “I’m feeling pretty good, I’m feeling a little bit light-headed but I feel like I’m still normal.” “I was pretty […]

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January 25, 2011 | 4:49 pm

Mavericks Surfer Jacob Trette Expected to Recover

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Update Wednesday From the San Mateo Daily Journal: A surfer who nearly drowned after being pummeled and washed through rocks by a big wave near Half Moon Bay is expected to recover, hospital officials said Tuesday. A Stanford Hospital spokesman said 30-year-old Jacob Trette was in fair condition three days after he nearly drowned while […]

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Video: Mavericks Surfer Jacob Trette Injured by Giant Wave

January 24, 2011 | 11:51 am

Video: Mavericks Surfer Jacob Trette Injured by Giant Wave

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Surfer Jacob Trette is in critical condition at the Stanford Medical Center after wiping out while surfing a giant wave Saturday at the site where the Mavericks surfing competition is held. This post by the San Francisco Surf Company’s Cyrus Sataaz on the Chronicle’s City Brights blog includes a good account of the accident. Surfline.com […]

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