Mavericks Surf Contest

Gerard Butler Surf Film Prompts San Mateo Street Closures

Gerard Butler Describes Near Drowning During Filming Of Mavericks Movie

Gerard Butler admitted making the movie “Of Mavericks And Men” about big wave surfer Jay Moriarty put him literally out of his depth more than once.

01/12/2012

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

Mavericks Surfers Test The Waters As Contest Window Opens

Big wave surfers have descended upon the California coast for the Mavericks Surf Contest and are thrilled about the conditions.

01/07/2012

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

Mavericks Big Wave Contest Window Opens; No Free Viewing

The three-month window for the Mavericks big wave surfing contest is open until March 31.

01/02/2012

(Don Montgomery/CBS 5)

Mavericks Surf Contest Window Delayed Until January 1st

The opening of the big-wave surfing contest at Mavericks has been delayed by a month, organizers for the event announced Wednesday.

11/30/2011

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)

Surfer Dies After Wipeout At Mavericks

Hawaiian surfer Sion Milosky died after an accident at Mavericks Wednesday evening, a San Mateo County deputy coroner said.

CBS San Francisco–03/17/2011

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

Maverick’s Surf Contest Unlikely This Year

The world’s best big wave surfers will likely have to wait another year to compete in a prestigious and perilous wave-riding contest off the Northern California coast.

CBS San Francisco–02/21/2011

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)

Window Opens For Surf Contest At Mavericks

Nearly two dozen elite surfers gathered in Half Moon Bay on Monday for the opening ceremonies of the annual surf contest at Maverick’s, the event’s co-founder said Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–11/30/2010

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

Surf Contest Permit Yanked From Longtime Mavericks Organizer

The new group selected to organize the Mavericks Surf Contest has promised to limit public access to the shore to prevent the spectator injuries that marred last year’s competition.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/21/2010

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