Body Glove Mavericks Invitational

One of the competitors slated to participate in this year's Mavericks contest, Brazilian big wave surfer Carlos Burle, rides a wave in Nazare, central Portugal, on October 28, 2013. Burle is believed to have broken a world record by surfing a 100-foot wave. (FRANCISCO LEONG/AFP/Getty Images)

Mavericks Surf Contest Window Set To Open Friday

The waiting game is about to begin for some of the world’s best big-wave surfers, as the window for holding the legendary Mavericks surf contest near Half Moon Bay is set to open on Friday.