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  • Grant Twiggy Baker
  • Grant "Twiggy" Baker has won the 2014 Mavericks Invitational big wave surf contest held near Half Moon Bay.
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  • Grant Twiggy Baker talks to the media after winning Mavericks 2014
  • Grant "Twiggy" Baker glided into the top spot at Mavericks to win the competition, but the crowds in Half Moon Bay were light this year.
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  • Grant Twiggy Baker
  • Grant "Twiggy" Baker has won the 2014 Mavericks Invitational big wave surf contest held near Half Moon Bay.
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  • Mavericks surfer captured by a Go Pro camera
  • Two dozen of the best surfers in the world traveled to Half Moon Bay, California to compete for big wave surfing's biggest prize.
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  • Mavericks surf competition
  • The Mavericks surf competition is underway off the San Mateo County Coast near Half Moon Bay.
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  • Mavericks surf competition
  • 24 big wave surfers will compete today in the Mavericks Invitational in Half Moon Bay.
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  • Surfer holding surfboard
  • Possible record-breaking waves are expected at this year's Body Glove Mavericks Invitational, which kicks off Friday morning.
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  • small boats at Mavericks
  • The U.S. Coast Guard is warning boaters to stay away from the Mavericks Invitational surf contest due to the rough conditions.
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  • Waves along San Mateo coast
  • Possible record-breaking waves are expected at this year's Body Glove Mavericks Invitational, which kicks off Friday morning.
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  • Mavericks surfer
  • Organizers of the Mavericks Invitational surf competition announced Wednesday that the contest will be held this Friday.
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  • Oceano Hotel and Spa in Pacifica
  • The Oceano Hotel and Spa is preparing to set up two large screens and host the official viewing party for Mavericks.
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  • Mavericks surfer walking towards the beach with a colorful surfboard
  • Pillar Point businesses in Half Moon Bay are preparing for the Mavericks Invitational surf competition, which could start Friday.
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  • Mavericks surfer walking towards the beach with a colorful surfboard
  • Businesses in Half Moon Bay are preparing for the Mavericks Invitational surf competition, which could start Friday.
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  • Surfer rides wave during Mavericks Invitational
  • The window for holding the legendary Mavericks surf contest near Half Moon Bay is set to open on Friday.
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  • Top big wave surfers will gather north of Half Moon Bay Friday for the opening ceremonies in the Body Glove Mavericks Invitational.
  • Top big wave surfers will gather north of Half Moon Bay Friday for the opening ceremonies in the Body Glove Mavericks Invitational.
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  • Organizers with the Mavericks big-wave surf contest have announced a multi-year title sponsorship with surf brand Body Glove.
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  • Guinness has officially certified 30-year-old Shawn Dollar for riding the biggest wave ever by paddling in.
  • Guinness has officially certified 30-year-old Shawn Dollar for riding the biggest wave ever by paddling in.
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  • The Coast Guard and the National Park Service launched an awareness campaign in the hopes of saving dog owners' lives.
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  • Surfer rides wave during Mavericks Invitational
  • Local favorite Peter Mel from Santa Cruz has been named the winner of the Mavericks Invitational in Half Moon Bay.
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  • Mavericks surfing contest window opens
  • The world-renowned Mavericks Invitational surf contest started on Sunday at 8 a.m. and will be livestreamed.
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  • Surfer
  • The high surf advisory is good for those preparing for Mavericks, but wasn't good for surfers who got caught up in the rough waters.
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  • Surfer
  • The high surf advisory is good for those preparing for Mavericks, but wasn't good for surfers who got caught up in the rough waters.
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  • View from SKY7 HD of the ocean off Pillar Point
  • The ocean is calm now, but that is going to change dramatically, giving Mavericks competitors some monster waves to ride.
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  • big waves
  • The Coast Guard is asking people to avoid getting close to the water due to the high tide and sneaker waves.
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  • View from SKY7 HD of the ocean off Pillar Point
  • The ocean is calm now, but that is going to change dramatically, giving Mavericks competitors some monster waves to ride.
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  • surfers
  • The Coast Guard is warning boaters of hazardous and unpredictable surf expected at the Mavericks Surf Contest on Sunday.
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  • surfers
  • The world-renowned Mavericks Invitational surf contest near Half Moon Bay will be held this Sunday beginning at 8 a.m.
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  • Business prepare for Mavericks surf competition
  • Businesses in Half Moon Bay are preparing to handle the crowds coming to watch the Mavericks surf competition.
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  • surfers
  • The world-renowned Mavericks Invitational surf contest near Half Moon Bay will be held this Sunday.
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  • Mavericks surfing contest window opens
  • The time window for the Mavericks big-wave surfing contest off the Northern California coast has officially opened.
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  • Mavericks big surf contest window opens
  • The time window for the Mavericks big-wave surfing contest off the Northern California coast has officially opened.
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  • ABC7 Movie review: Mavericks
  • ABC7's arts and entertainment reporter Don Sanchez reviews "Chasing Mavericks."
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  • Mavericks surf
  • The organizers of Mavericks revealed on Wednesday the surfing competition probably won't take place this year.
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  • A surfer rides a tall wave during the opening ceremony of the Mavericks Surf Contest, Friday, Jan. 6, 2012 in Half Moon Bay, Calif.
  • The high surf is bringing surfers out to Mavericks, but organizers say the contest won't happen this weekend.
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  • A surfer rides a tall wave during the opening ceremony of the Mavericks Surf Contest, Friday, Jan. 6, 2012 in Half Moon Bay, Calif.
  • The high surf is bringing surfers out to Mavericks, but organizers say the contest won't happen this weekend.
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  • wave
  • There is a High Surf Advisory for beaches around the Bay Area today.
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  • Mavericks spectators
  • There will be some big changes for anyone trying to watch this year's Mavericks surf competition.
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  • Mavericks spectators
  • There will be some big changes for anyone trying to watch this year's Mavericks surf competition.
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  • Actor Gerard Butler was hospitalized after being held under water by several waves at Mavericks on Sunday.
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  • Zack Wormhoudt, left, and Anthony Tashnick share a wave during the final heat of the Mavericks Surf Competition, Wednesday, March 2, 2005, in Half Moon Bay, Calif.
  • The director of Mavericks has delayed the opening of the big wave surf contest's window.
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  • Some streets were closed in parts of San Mateo while a film crew shot a movie about the surf break at Mavericks.
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  • The controversy over using jet skis at surfing competitions like Mavericks is back.
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  • Jet Ski at Mavericks
  • The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office will present a plan to officials that could provide for a voluntary Jet Ski patrols.
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  • Mavericks surfing competition
  • The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office will present a plan to federal officials that could provide for a voluntary Jet Ski patrols.
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  • Famous big wave surfer Sion Milosky drowned while surfing Mavericks.
  • A debate over jet skis along the San Mateo Coast is heating up again in the wake of the death of a famed big wave surfer.
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  • Famous big wave surfer Sion Milosky drowned while surfing Mavericks.
  • Famous big wave surfer Sion Milosky drowned while surfing Mavericks.
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  • Famous big wave surfer Sion Milosky drowned while surfing Mavericks.
  • Famous big wave surfer Sion Milosky drowned while surfing Mavericks.
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  • Big wave surfer Sion Milosky
  • Famous big wave surfer Sion Milosky drowned while surfing Mavericks' monster waves in Half Moon Bay.
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  • Unless something unexpected happens, there will not be a Mavericks surf contest on the San Mateo coast this year.
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  • A surfer rides a wave in Half Moon Bay, Calif., near the site of the famous Mavericks big wave surf contest.
  • The Mavericks big wave surf contest window closes in one week and it looks like it may not happen this year.
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