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Mavericks Surf Break

The Superbank, Gold Coast in Australia, the Pipeline, Oahu in Hawaii, the Bundoran Beach in Ireland, the Montanita Beach in Ecuador, and of course there is the famous Mavericks Beach in San Francisco, USA. These are just a few of the many best surfing destinations in the world. Let's take a closer look at the world famed Mavericks beach in San Francisco. Let's find out why it's considered by beginners and professional surfers alike as one of the best surfing spots in the world.

Mavericks is a surfing location in Northern California. It is located approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) from shore outside Pillar Point Harbor, just north of the town of Half Moon Bay at the village of Princeton-by-the-Sea. Annually, Mavericks Invitational Surf Contest is being celebrated here as thousands of surfing aficionados and spectators gather as they witness surfers brave the world's biggest and most dangerous waves. It started in 1999 and until today, it's still one of the most celebrated surfing contests in the place. People usually bring with them binoculars to see the surfers or they arrive early for them to secure a good spot.

For die hard surfers and hardcore fanatics of this sport, you have to begin by really being at home with the ocean because that is how you start to become a good surfer. Jamie Sterling, surfer from Hawaii, detailed in an article from sfgate.com that Mavericks is not like any other surf spots in the world. “You can't compare this to Hawaii. It's got cold water, giant sharks, giant waves and giant rocks. It's like nothing else” he said. “From the first time I surfed it, I was hooked”, this according to Ryan Seelbach, surfer, when asked about his first attempt to try surfing in Mavericks.

  
 
 
Friday April 28, 2017