The Big Wave Invitational in Memory of Eddie Aikau started as a way to honor the fallen Hawaiian waterman. Today it's the most prestigious surf contest in the world.
Putting in a dominant performance at the Northern California big-wave spot, Grant "Twiggy" Baker claims his second Maverick's Invitational title.
With 40-foot surf in the forecast for Jan. 24, the Maverick's Invitational will be off the charts, and the warm up sessions aren't too bad either.
It's game on in Northern California as Torrey Meister wins a unique rendition of the O'Neill Cold Water Classic and the Maverick's Invitational opens its waiting period.
With his feet firmly rooted in the waterman ethos, 18-year-old Matt Becker is taking on Maverick's and paving the way for the next generation of big-wave riders.
The best of the best from the 2012/13 Mavericks Invitational
Assessing the lineup of the 2013 Mavericks Invitational
Invitees to 2012/13 Quiksilver Big Wave Invitational in Memory of Eddie Aikau announced
The 2012 Mavericks Invitational is now a part of the Big Wave World Tour
New documentary tells story of what happened Aug. 27 at Teahupoo, Tahiti
Waiting period ends for Maverick's Invitational
Peru expects 30- to 36-foot surf for the second stop of the 2011 Big Wave World Tour.
Jeff Clark makes a motion to Habor Commission to obtain Mavericks permit for big wave contest to be held in 2012
Quiksilver's Conquistadores de los Mares goes off in Panama.
Alex Knost wins in Santa Cruz, at the "other" Rebel Tour event.
Behind the scenes at the Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational