Mavericks Surf Contest: Bring on the Waves

Surfers catch giant waves in California’s Half Moon Bay during the Mavericks surfing contest Friday, Feb. 12, 2016.

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Zach Wormhoudt, right, dives off his board on a giant wave during the third heat of the Mavericks surfing contest Friday, Feb. 12, in Half Moon Bay, California
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Zach Wormhoudt, right, wipes out on a giant wave during the third heat of the Mavericks surfing contest Friday, Feb. 12, in Half Moon Bay, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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Ben Wilkinson rides a wave during the third heat of the Mavericks surfing contest Friday, Feb. 12, in Half Moon Bay, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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Ken Collins, left, and Tyler Fox surf a giant wave during the second heat of the Mavericks surfing contest Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Half Moon Bay, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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Ben Wilkinson, left, surfs beside Greg Long who wipes out on a giant wave during the third heat of the Mavericks surfing contest Friday, Feb. 12, in Half Moon Bay, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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Mark Healey drops off a giant wave during the second heat of the Mavericks surfing contest Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Half Moon Bay, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
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Nic Lamb surfs a giant wave during the finals of the Mavericks surfing contest Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, in Half Moon Bay, California. Lamb won the event.
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Nic Lamb goes tumbling into a wave during the third heat of the first round of the Mavericks surf contest Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in Half Moon Bay, California.
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