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Based on the life of North California big wave rider Jay Moriarity, here’s the most recent trailer from the upcoming Hollywood flick, Chasing Mavericks. Filmed in and around Santa Cruz (and of course at Mavericks) we have high hopes that Hollywood isn’t going to butcher the story of Jay, who tragically passed away while freediving in the Maldives back in 2001. With guys like Greg [...]

Maverick’s Awards 2012

April 24th, 2012

Although North California’s most famed big wave produced onlt a couple of major days this season, the Maverick’s Invitational Contest never happened. This didn’t stop the new event organizers from offering awards to those who charged on freesurf sessions throughout the winter. The judging panel for the inaugural Maverick’s Awards was hosted by contest director Jeff Clark and included author Bruce Jenkins, surfer/shaper Matt Ambrose, [...]

Highlights from 2 of the most historic days at Mavericks Featuring Highlights from The 2010 Mavericks contest and an early Feb 2012 XXL Swell. Surfers include: Ken Collins, Tyler Fox, Shane Dorian, Mark Healey, Nic Lamb and Many More… Not many surfers become big wave riders, and of that small amount, only a small group are willing to brave the mighty wave at Mavericks Beach. [...]

A new vision for Mavericks

January 22nd, 2012

The Mavericks Surfing Invitational is back, but it will not appear as it did before. The customary viewing gallery at Pillar Point, where tens of thousands would line the cliffs and scale the bluffs for the finest position, are now entirely off-limits to spectators. Surfer, Jeff Clark, Mavericks trailblazer and 2012 competition Director, said it’s most importantly for public safety. Clark and gang met with [...]

The lord’s day wasn’t colossus Maverick’s by any way, but one astray set was heavy enough to put British thespian Gerard Butler tin serious trouble, accompanied by a jaunt to Stanford Medical Centre. Gerard Butler is acting as Rick “Frosty” Hesson in the Hollywood production presently being shot in and around Santa Cruz based on the life of Jay Moriarity, Age old Maverick’s surfers Greg [...]

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