Mavericks surf contest brings star surfers, big swells to Half Moon Bay [PHOTOS]
It wasn't the greatest Mavericks surf contest ever held, but it will rank among the most memorable. Such is the power of a historical landmark. Sweet recognition finally came to Peter Mel, whose years of big-wave performance set the standard at the
Perfect weather, but smaller than expected waves were the storylines of Mavericks 2013.
The waves weren't the largest ever seen at Mavericks — the biggest faces reached 25 to 30 feet — but that didn't stop 24 surf competitors from ripping it up today, getting their fill of steep drops and wipeouts and catching some really nice groomed
Veteran big-wave surfer Peter Mel of Santa Cruz took the top prize Sunday afternoon in the 2013 Mavericks Invitational surf competition. Mel, 43, has participated in every championship at Mavericks since the event started in 1999, but his victory
Veteran big wave rider Peter Mel captured the 2013 Mavericks Invitational surf contest in Northern California Sunday. After eight contests and 14 years of.