Chris Bertish Wins Mavericks Surf Contest

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South African surfer Chris Bertish won the 2010 Mavericks Big Wave Surf Contest today.  Announcers claims that the waves were among the biggest ever contested in a 'paddle in' contest.The Mavericks big wave surfing contest awards $150,000 in prize money.  It is one of the most lucrative big-wave contests in the sport.  The Mavericks event is held only when swell and waves are 'big enough' to test the skills of the world's best big wave riders.  Competitors voted to hold the contest because...Read Full Story

Chris Bertish at Mavericks Surf Contest

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South African surfer Chris Bertish won the 2010 Mavericks Big Wave Surf Contest today.  Announcers claims that the waves were among the biggest ever contested in a 'paddle in' contest.The Mavericks big wave surfing contest awards $150,000 in prize money.  It is one of the most lucrative big-wave contests in the sport.  The Mavericks event is held only when swell and waves are 'big enough' to test the skills of the world's best big wave riders.  Competitors voted to hold the contest because...Read Full Story

Chris Bertish and Shane Desmond Leading the Finals at the Mavericks Surf Contest

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Santa Cruz Mavericks competitor Shane Desmond and Chris Bertish are leading the finals heat of the Mavericks Surf Contest.  The tide is shifting and approaching low tide, and for the first 20 minutes of the heat no one caught a ride.  Shane dropped into one of the only waves of the first half of the heat.  Contest organizers then extended the final by 15 minutes. Betish later nabbed an impressive ride.Huge waves are hitting the coast of Half Moon Bay, CA and many of the world's best big wave...Read Full Story