South Africa’s Chris Bertish Wins The Mavericks Surf Contest

2010 Mavericks Surf Contest Champion Chris Bertish from South Africa. Photo: jackenglish.com

2010 Mavericks Surf Contest Champion Chris Bertish from South Africa. Photo: jackenglish.com

Dave Wassel won the "Jay Moriarity Award" which is given to the surfer who bet exemplifies the spirit of the late Mavericks charger. Photo: jackenglish.com

Dave Wassel won the "Jay Moriarity Award" which is given to the surfer who bet exemplifies the spirit of the late Mavericks charger. Photo: jackenglish.com

Peter Mel gets ready to paddle while fellow contestant Nathan Fletcher susses out the scene from atop the boat. Photo: jackenglish.com

Peter Mel gets ready to paddle while fellow contestant Nathan Fletcher susses out the scene from atop the boat. Photo: jackenglish.com

After this big roll in that looks suitable to tow-in to, Anthony Tashnik won the "Gnarliest Drop Award" for an even bigger and sketchier drop. Photo: jackenglish.com

After this big roll in that looks suitable to tow-in to, Anthony Tashnik won the "Gnarliest Drop Award" for an even bigger and sketchier drop. Photo: jackenglish.com

The calm in between the storm... Photo: jackenglish.com

The calm in between the storm... Photo: jackenglish.com

South Africa's Grant "Twiggy" Baker. Photo: jackenglish.com

South Africa's Grant "Twiggy" Baker. Photo: jackenglish.com

We're not sure why they call Grant Baker "Twiggy". But if it's anything in the realm of  Jay "Bottle" Thompson then he may not be too stoked on the nickname... Photo: jackenglish.com

We're not sure why they call Grant Baker "Twiggy". But if it's anything in the realm of Jay "Bottle" Thompson then he may not be too stoked on the nickname... Photo: jackenglish.com

No takers on this beast... Photo: jackenglish.com

No takers on this beast... Photo: jackenglish.com

Sporting his preferred rehab center sticker, Flea gets ready to rip nice and sober. Photo: jackenglish.com

Sporting his preferred rehab center sticker, Flea gets ready to rip nice and sober. Photo: jackenglish.com

Darryl "Flea" Virostko. Photo: jackenglish.com

Darryl "Flea" Virostko. Photo: jackenglish.com

Click Through To The Next Page See More Photos

Pages: 1 2 3