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Saturday, Jan 19, 2013 at 05:52 PM PST

You Can Get THIS Close to Mavericks Waves

You Can Get THIS Close to Mavericks Waves

Scott Budman explains how the company GoPro is playing a up close and personal role in this weekend's Mavericks surf contest.

Friday, Jan 18, 2013 at 07:08 PM PST

Countdown to Mavericks in Half Moon Bay

Countdown to Mavericks in Half Moon Bay

If you happen to be at a Bay Area airport tonight, you might see a surfboard at baggage claim as 24 of the world's best big wave surfers come to town for Mavericks. Joe Rosato Jr. reports.

Friday, Jan 18, 2013 at 10:30 PM PST

Sunday's Choice: Monster Waves or Football

Sunday's Choice: Monster Waves or Football

The Mavericks surfing contest or the NFC Championship game - that's the choice this weekend here in the Bay Area

Friday, Jan 18, 2013 at 11:48 AM PST

"Ferocious" Swells Expected For Mavericks

"Ferocious" Swells Expected For Mavericks

There are "ferocious" swells expected for Sunday's Mavericks surfing contest in Half Moon Bay, Mavericks Invitational Contest Director Jeff Clark. The competition kicks of Sunday at 8 a.m. Christie Smith...

Thursday, Jan 17, 2013 at 05:54 PM PST

Surf's Up! Mavericks Waves To Surge Sunday

Surf's Up! Mavericks Waves To Surge Sunday

A storm centered thousands of miles away will help to stir up the Pacific Ocean enough that by Sunday long duration swells that could top 30 feet. Chief Meteorologist Jeff Ranieri has details on where the waves...

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