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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.