Mavericks Surf Contest
Thousands of people gathered at local hotels and restaurants at Pillar Point Harbor near Half Moon Bay to watch big-name surfers tackle monster waves at the Mavericks Invitational 2014 Friday.
A legendary surfing competition that takes place off the coast of Half Moon Bay will happen this Friday, organizers announced Wednesday.
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.
Although the waves haven’t yet reached their desired height for the famous Mavericks big-wave surf contest, organizers have announced a multi-year title sponsorship agreement with surf brand Body Glove.
The Mavericks Invitational has released of its list of elite big-wave surfers to compete in their 2013-14 event. Contest organizers also announced this season’s contest window will open on Nov. 1 and run through March 31.
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.
Organizers of the world-renowned Mavericks Invitational surf contest decided Wednesday that conditions are right to hold the contest this weekend, according to multiple media outlets.
The opening of the big-wave surfing contest at Mavericks near Half Moon Bay is scheduled for Nov. 9, surfer and organizer Jeff Clark said.
The Mavericks big-wave surfing contest probably will not happen this year, contest director Jeff Clark said Wednesday.
Amid growing anticipation of the Mavericks Surf Contest, the case of a former Maverick’s champion is among those shining a spotlight on an unhealthy element of the local surfing scene: methamphetamine abuse.