Video: Ride Along With Elite Surfers In The Mavericks Competition

With frigid Northern California waters, a treacherous coastline and 15m waves, Mavericks is no place for amateurs. But when conditions are perfect, 24 of the world's most elite big wave surfers gather to compete in the annual Mavericks Surf competition. This year, Peter Mel took home the gold after battling through some truly monstrous waves and stiff competition.

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