Mavericks included in the 2017/2018 Big Wave Tour

It’s official. The Mavericks big wave surfing competition is officially part of the World Surf League (WSL). The WSL confirmed reached an agreement with Cartel Management, and the iconic Northern California surf break will be included in the current 2017/2018 Big Wave Tour (BWT) season. “The WSL has always held a high amount of respect for the both venue and its community as one of the pillars of big wave surfing. We intend to continue to run the Mavericks event and celebrate the stories of those who steward and surf it through the Big Wave Tour,” noted Sophie Goldschmidt, CEO of WSL.

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Mavericks included in the 2017/2018 Big Wave Tour

When is the best time to surf in Hawaii?

Hawaii is one of the most popular surfing destinations on the planet. But, when should a European, Australian or mainland American surfer visit the Aloha State? When the American novelist-journalist Jack London and his wife Charmian visited the Pacific archipelago in 1907, they got in touch with the strange “surfboarding” pastime. Since then, tourism completely revamped Hawaii, and the number of foreigners interested in getting in touch with the spirit of aloha never stopped growing.

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When is the best time to surf in Hawaii?

The Wedge shows its claws

We’re already deep into fall, but Southern Californians are calling it the swell of the summer. If you’re a surfer living in California, you know how hard it was to find waves during the 2017 summer. If fact, it was deeply frustrating to spend the warm season chasing decent two-foot rollers. But the rainbow has finally arrived. The Wedge was set on fire by a long-period south swell that hit Newport Beach’s most famous surf break during the weekend. And you could feel the ocean’s energy from the beach.

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