Surfing

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 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

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Best Bets For Outdoor Winter Fun In The Bay Area

There’s no better way to enjoy a Bay Area winter day than to get outdoors for a dose of Pacific Ocean air—and maybe a rainstorm or two. Here are some ideas for refreshing local hikes, […]

12/31/2011

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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

Kelly Slater is surrounded by fans before entering the water for heat 6 of round three of the Rip Curl Pro Search on November 2, 2011 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images))

Slater Wins Surfing World Title In San Francisco

Surfing legend Kelly Slater won his record 11th Association of Surfing Professionals World Title Sunday for the second and final time.

11/06/2011

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Surfer Prematurely Awarded World Title At SF Competition

The Association of Surfing Professionals said Friday that it gaffed when it prematurely awarded the world title to surfing legend Kelly Slater in San Francisco on Wednesday, citing a calculation error for the mix-up.

11/04/2011

Kelly Slater is carried from the water after winning the 2011 ASP Men's World Title by winning his heat in round three of the Rip Curl Pro Search on November 2, 2011 in San Francisco. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Slater Wins 11th Surfing Title At SF Ocean Beach Contest

Surfing legend Kelly Slater clinched his record 11th world championship during Wednesday’s competition at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach.

11/02/2011

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Pro Surfer At San Francisco Event Withdraws After Seeing Large Shark

A professional surfer competing in a contest at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach left the water in the middle of a heat after saying he saw a large shark.

11/01/2011

Kelly Slater rides a wave. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Elite Surfers Set To Compete At SF’s Ocean Beach

Surf legend Kelly Slater will be among those competing in the Rip Curl Pro Search San Francisco. The contest window opens Tuesday and closes Nov. 12.

10/31/2011

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

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