ABCLocal News is reporting.Grant "Twiggy" Baker of South Africa won today's Mavericks Invitational surfing contest in Half Moon Bay,
The TV station said the waves were at least 45 feet high for the event that drew thousands of spectators.
To read the ABC story click here.
Click here for the San Francisco Chronicle's story.
The event was broadcast on TV for the first time this year.
Here's some additional Mavericks Coverage from our sister Patch in Half Moon Bay.