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Big Wave Competition

Peter Mel

Santa Cruz Surfer Wins Mavericks Big Wave Contest

Mother Nature saved the best for last, with some of the largest swells of the day arriving during the final heat of Sunday’s Mavericks Invitational big wave surfing contest.

01/20/2013

Chris Bertish of South Africa, surfs a giant wave during the final heat of the Mavericks surf contest Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, in Half Moon Bay. Bertish won the tournament. (AP)

With New Permit, Mavericks Surf Contest Avoids Wipeout

Just when it looked like the Mavericks surf contest had suffered its final bad break, a new wave of cooperation has surfers looking to the horizon.

09/22/2011

Surfers ride wave during Mavericks Surf Competition, Half Moon Bay. (AP)

Mavericks Surf Competition Loses Sponsor; Future In Doubt

Barracuda Networks has pulled out, reportedly amid tension with members of the Half Moon Bay Surf Group over how to produce the event.

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