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Mavericks 2014 Is History: South African Grant Baker Wins It

January 24, 2014 | 3:00 pm

Mavericks 2014 Is History: South African Grant Baker Wins It

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Two dozen of the world’s best surfers proved their courage in the big water near Half Moon Bay.

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January 21, 2013 | 11:26 am

Video Recap, Photos: Peter Mel Wins Mavericks Surfing Competition

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Monster waves met daring athletes on Sunday as Peter Mel of Santa Cruz won the Mavericks Invitational surfing competition. Here are some of the best videos and photos documenting the event, including footage from cameras mounted on the surfers’ boards and a video recap from Red Bull TV. Here’s video from AP… This Storify includes […]

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January 16, 2013 | 4:06 pm

Surfs Up For Mavericks Sunday; First Time Since 2010

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HALF MOON BAY (BCN) Surf’s up this weekend off the coast of Half Moon Bay, as officials today declared Sunday game day for the Mavericks Invitational, a world-renowned big-wave surf contest. This is a big deal for the coast, as it has not held a Mavericks contest since 2010 because Mother Nature failed to produce […]

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Big Waves Return, But Why Now?

January 6, 2012 | 4:36 pm

Big Waves Return, But Why Now?

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The three-month window in which the annual, spontaneous Mavericks Invitational surf contest will be held has officially opened. A high-surf advisory is in effect for the San Francisco shoreline. Beaches have become danger zones. All signs point to it  … it’s Big Wave Time! Just as we have the last few years at this time, […]

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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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