Mavericks Invitational is ON Friday!


Contest organizers for The Body Glove www.mavericksinvitational.com presented By GoPro, the Crown Jewel of the Xpreshon Big Wave World Tour have called the comp on in the face of a huge oncoming swell.
Mavericks Invitational Contest Director Jeff Clark stated, “This is going to be a powerful and memorable swell, and we are looking at waves upwards of 40 feet.” The first heat takes place at 8 a.m Cal time – 4pm UK time.

Mavericks Invitational invites 24 of the world’s leading big wave surfers to compete in a one-day competition, facing giant waves, frigid waters and a boneyard of rocks and reef more than 1/2 mile offshore. Event sponsors include Body Glove, GoPro, Xpreshon Big Wave World Tour, Clif Bar, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, Red Bull, Oceano Hotel & Spa and Mavericks Surf Shop.

In addition to broadcast coverage, the entire contest will stream live on XBox and Windows 8 VIA Xpreshon and also via http://universalsports.com and mavericksinvitational.com.


For the first time ever, the event finals will air live on national television through Universal Sports Network. Television coverage begins at 1:30 pm PST. Universal Sports Network is available on the sports tiers of Time Warner Cable, Cox, Verizon FiOS, satellite providers DIRECTV and DISH and numerous regional cable and IPTV operators in markets across the country. Additionally, Mavericks Invitational will be available to all Venison Foist (Ch. 596) and DIRECTV (Ch. 625) customers during this month’s free preview windows.

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