Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Wiped OUT: Mav's claims another one...

Why is the Mavericks surf competition in Northern California such a big deal? Because of wipeouts like this.
Alex Martins, one of the world's best and most seasoned big wave surfers, was invited to compete in today's competition, but pulled out earlier this week after taking the below beating. He reportedly suffered a neck and knee injury.

Forty to fifty-foot faces; full-on Hawai'ian "25 footers."

Gnarly doesn't actually touch it...

Here's what it looks like if they make it:

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