Stanford University Medical Center

A seriously injured Mavericks surfer is pulled out of the water by a photographer on a personal watercraft on Jan. 22, 2010. (Photo by Don Montgomery/Special to CBS 5)

Condition Of Injured Mavericks’ Surfer Improves

A Southern California surfer who nearly drowned in heavy surf off of Half Moon Bay on Saturday has regained consciousness and was upgraded to stable condition, hospital officials said Tuesday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–01/25/2011