By Kathleen Atkins
Some people, not naturally endowed with feathers or fins, go to a lot of trouble for their flying-over-water fun.
Among these are the contestants in the Mavericks Invitational big-wave surfing competition, where the waves can loom 100 feet high. This year’s event took place Sunday, January 20, at Half Moon Bay in California.
I prefer thrills like these second-hand and can do so, thanks to the intrepid videographers who shot these sequences. Who knows — after watching the ultimate surfing challenge, you might be tempted to take your chances on (somewhat smaller) waves. Play the video
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