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Mavericks Surf

LOOK: Surfer Dodges A Flying Surfboard, Miraculously Rides Out Huge Wave

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 02.11.2014 | Sports

When Mavericks, the famous big wave surf break in California, begins pumping 20 to 25 foot waves, surfers who dare challenge the wave can expect some ...

WATCH: This Is Why We Don't Surf

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.29.2014 | Sports

There's no shortage of terrifying things in the ocean. If it wasn't on your list already, it's time to add "getting tossed by big waves." As eviden...

Grant Baker Wins Mavericks Surf Competition (PHOTOS)

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.12.2014 | Sports

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — The Mavericks surf competition off the Northern California coast delivered massive waves, and in the end South Africa's...

With Big Waves Coming, Mavericks Surf Contest Is On

AP | Posted 11.12.2014 | Sports

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) — With a Pacific storm pushing big waves toward California, organizers of a contest at one of the world's most perilous s...

PHOTOS: Mavericks Draws Big Swells, Big Crowds

AP | JASON DEAREN | Posted 03.23.2013 | San Francisco

HALF MOON BAY, Calif. -- Mother Nature saved the best for last, with some of the largest swells of the day arriving during the final heat of Sunday's ...

PHOTOS: Mavericks Is Back!

Hannah Bricker | Posted 01.17.2013 | San Francisco

Mavericks Invitational is catching a second wave. After a two year hiatus, the legendary surf contest is scheduled to return to Half Moon Bay this...

Inside Mavericks Surf's Biggest Controversy

sf mag logo | Posted 02.20.2013 | San Francisco

This story comes to us courtesy of San Francisco magazine. By Jaimal Yogis ON ONE OF THOSE BALMY DAYS LAST NOVEMBER, standing on the dunes that ...

Will Mavericks Be Bigger Than Ever This Year?

The Santa Cruz Sentinel | Julie Jag | Posted 01.10.2013 | San Francisco

PRINCETON-BY-THE-SEA -- Only a couple TV crews set up shop at Maverick's Beach on Friday, and no boats could be seen hovering by the big wave break. A...

Mavericks: Coming Soon To The Big Screen

San Jose Mercury News | Mark Conley | Posted 12.26.2012 | San Francisco

PETER MEL -- big-wave surfer, actor, movie consultant -- stood outside the Santa Cruz premiere of "Chasing Mavericks" wearing the look of a proud big ...

WATCH: Mavericks Gets Its Own Movie!

Sarah Medina | Posted 08.01.2012 | San Francisco

Picture Gerard Butler battling Northern California's most dangerous waves in an inspirational story about overcoming nature, and you'll understand why...

PHOTOS: The Bay Area's Biggest Surf Contest Now Open For Business

Carly Schwartz | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco

Cowabunga, dudes! The biggest, most exclusive surfing event in the Bay Area -- and arguably America -- has officially opened its contest window. ...

Another Major Shakeup For The Mavericks Surfing Contest

Half Moon Bay Patch | Kristine Wong | Posted 11.21.2011 | San Francisco

In advance of the 2011-2012 Mavericks surf season, a newly-unified group of surfers organizing this year's contest announced today that Jeff Clark wou...

Mavericks Surf Legend Wins Lawsuit Against His Own Company

Aaron Sankin | Posted 10.04.2011 | San Francisco

Just as the action surrounding Half Moon Bay's world-famous Mavericks surfing competition is about to heat up in the water, the activity on dry land l...

Mavericks Surf Contest: Waves Sweep Away Spectators

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

(AP) HALF MOON BAY, Calif. — Two huge waves swept away spectators watching a Northern California surfing contest Saturday morning, causing broke...