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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