Posts Tagged ‘largest’

Photos – Mavericks Surf Ventures Claims Biggest Waves Ever Surfed In A Contest

Wednesday, February 17th, 2010

Our recent 2009-2010 Mavericks Surf Contest had the “Biggest Waves Ever Surfed In A Contest,” according to organizer Mavericks Surf Ventures. That’s what they’re claiming today, February 17th, 2010.

What do you think?

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Take a look for yourself.

“What the surfers are saying about it… 

“It was an honor just to be here today and paddle out with these other guys. I flew 36 hours to be here, and this has been a dream come true.” – Chris Bertish, 09/10 Champion
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“The entire book of big wave surfing was re-written today.” – Greg Long
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“These were definitely the biggest waves I have ever paddled into.” – Shane Desmond
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“No excuses on a day like today, it was perfect. Whatever you wanted, you could take.” – Anthony Tashnick
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“It was undoubtedly the largest surf any paddle-in contest has ever seen.” – Dave Wassel
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“There is such a brotherhood in the lineup.  These people are my family.” – Carlos Burle
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“Today took big-wave surfing to another notch.” – Gary Linden, Head Judge”

Of course the event was not without controversy. Perhaps MSV will address that at some point?

Regardless, It was an epic day.

The Dutch Windmill of Golden Gate Park Welcomes a German Container Ship

Friday, December 19th, 2008

The Dutch Windmill (or North Windmill, if you prefer) of Golden Gate Park doesn’t spin anymore.

And Germany isn’t the largest exporter in the world anymore.

But that’s O.K.

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The Largest Stop Sign in the World is in San Francisco

Friday, October 17th, 2008

Can there be any bigger stop sign than the one found at Webster and Bay in San Francisco’s Marina District? This thing is four feet tall and about seven times bigger than a regular sign, so it’s tough to miss.

Get one for yourself, for just $165.

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