HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (KGO) -- The Mavericks surfing competition may not even take place until next month, but these brave surfers took advantage of swells that grew up to 50 feet high.
VIDEO: 100 scary seconds: What it's like to wipe out on a 50 foot wave at Mavericks in Half Moon Bay
Check out the view from the ground as surfers take on some massive waves.
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VIDEO: Brave surfers take on massive waves at Mavericks near Half Moon Bay