The Mavericks surf contest is getting a makeover this year under new ownership that hopes to make the annual big wave event in Half Moon Bay into a spectacle watched around the world.
If you’ve ever watched the highlights of the Mavericks big wave surf competition off of Pillar Point you have probably imagined what it would feel like to be on a board as a 25 foot swell sweeps over you. San Mateo camera makers GoPro had the same question, and captured those moments with their board-mounted HD Hero3 units.
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.
Mavericks. Done. Time to queue up some classic (and sometimes cheesy) surf movies…
The contest is set to begin at 8 a.m., with our chopper coverage beginning soon after.
A legendary surfing competition that takes place off the coast of Half Moon Bay will happen this Friday, organizers announced Wednesday.
Consider yourself lucky if you are making plans to celebrate New Year’s Eve in the North Bay, where some of the best parties to mark new beginnings and this year’s end are right in Sonoma Wine Country.
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.
Top big wave surfers will gather north of Half Moon Bay Friday afternoon for the opening ceremonies in the Body Glove Mavericks Invitational presented by GoPro, according to event organizers.
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.