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2018-01-18 Mavericks waves top 60 feet Half Moon Bay
C. 2016-02-12 Santa Cruz man wins Mavericks big wave surf competition Half Moon Bay
D. 2016-01-08 Surfer hurt in wipeout at Mavericks as waves hit 50 feet Half Moon Bay
E. 2015-02-02 Ex-Stanford University athlete faces rape charges County courthouse, Palo Alto
F. 2014-03-11 Larry Ellison now favors Hawaii for next America's Cup Larry Ellison
G. 2014-01-24 Grant 'Twiggy' Baker wins Mavericks surf contest Pillar Point, Half Moon Bay
H. 2013-10-25 Opening ceremonies to launch Mavericks surf contest Pillar Point Harbor, Half Moon Bay
I. 2013-01-22 Santa Cruz surfer Peter Mel named Mavericks champ Half Moon Bay

Santa Cruz man wins Mavericks big wave surf competition
Mavericks waves top 60 feet
Jan.18   Half Moon Bay
  Monster waves, some up to 60-feet high, rolled into the famous Mavericks surf spot a half-mile offshore from Half Moon Bay.    2 men rescued after boat...

year 2016 Top ^

Feb.12   Half Moon Bay
   Nic Lamb won the prestigious big-wave surfing contest known as the Titans of Mavericks Friday. The 27-year-old outlasted 23 competitors
Jan.8   Half Moon Bay

year 2015 Top ^

Feb.2   Palo Alto

year 2014 Top ^

Apr.16   Redwood City
Mar.11   Larry Ellison
Jan.24   Half Moon Bay

year 2013 Top ^

Oct.25   Half Moon Bay
Jan.22   Half Moon Bay
Jan.20   Half Moon Bay
  The lack of visual evidence did not deter anyone's enthusiasm, though. Half Moon Bay was jammed with more than 30,000 giddy surfers and fans

year 2011 Top ^

Feb.20   Half Moon Bay Lack of big waves threatening Mavericks
Jan.23   Half Moon Bay Surfer hurt competing at Mavericks  30-year-old surfer has been seriously injured while surfing where the Maverick's surf contest near Half Moon Bay is held

year 2010 Top ^

Feb.16   Larry Ellison BMW Oracle wins America's Cup
  The 33rd Cup was contested between Société Nautique de Genève defending with team Alinghi against Golden Gate Yacht Club
 Since the two parties were unable to agree otherwise, the match took place as a one-on-one Deed of Gift match in gigantic, specialized multi-hull racing yachts with no other clubs or teams participating
Feb.13   Half Moon Bay Chris Bertish wins Mavericks Surf Contest  The contest, which included 24 surfers from around the world, was held about a half-mile from Pillar Point Harbor   Half Moon Bay Watchers Hurt By Waves At Mavericks
  Two huge waves swept away spectators, causing broken bones and other injuries to 13 people standing on a seawall
Feb.12   Larry Ellison Oracle Boat Wins America's Cup Opener  BMW Oracle Racing's trimaran made up for a bad start and put an American team on the verge of winning the Cup for the first time since 1995

year 2008 Top ^

Dec.30   Half Moon Bay Fewer sponsors shorten Mavericks window  Surf Contest organizers begin their wave watch, one month later than usual due to diminished sponsorships Apr.6   Stanford Olympians Coughlin, Keller Win Grand Prix  Natalie Coughlin nearly broke her world 100-meter backstroke record, winning the Prix in 59.44 seconds. Klete Keller won the men's 200 free Jan.12   Half Moon Bay SoCal Surfer Wins Mavericks Competition
  A 24-year-old Greg Long of San Clemente was awarded first place in a daredevil surf contest that had competitors riding waves 4 stories tall   Half Moon Bay Top Surfers Compete At Mavericks  The world's top surfers rode monster waves as tall as 3-story buildings as they competed in what's considered the 'Superbowl' of surfing

year 2007 Top ^

Apr.20   Stanford Coach suspended for deleting records  University suspended men's swim coach Skip Kenney for 2 months following an investigation Mar.30   Half Moon Bay Flat Waves Cancel Mavericks Surf Contest
  Organizers announced that the window for holding the 2007 contest would close without the competition being called Mar.9   Stanford Coach Suspended For Erasing Records
  Swim coach Skip Kenney was suspended with pay for having the records of 5 ex-swimmers deleted from the team's media guide

year 2006 Top ^

Feb.7   Half Moon Bay South African wins Mavericks Contest
  Grant 'Twiggy' Baker was crowned king of the waves. The 24 contestants had only 24 hours' notice to arrive

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.31   Half Moon Bay Surfers ready for Mavericks contest  24 of the world's best big-wave surfers will be ready to jump into the icy waters between Sunday and March 31 Mar.2   Half Moon Bay Local Surfer Wins At Mavericks  Surfers from around the world gathered to attack 25- to 30-foot waves at the famous surf spot

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