Welcome to Mavericks, one of the most feared surf breaks on the planet. A brutal wave capable of killing an in-form surfer in a couple of seconds.
Mavericks is a dangerous wave that breaks off Pillar Point, in Half Moon Bay, at Princeton-by-the-Sea, in Northern California, just 20 miles south of San Francisco.
It’s a fast and furious right-hand wave that, on epic days, produces a rare left-hander. But Mavs is also a shark-infested – and oftentimes foggy – cold water spot that will put any advanced surfer’s skills to test.