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Surfer Ion Banner loses control on a giant wave during the 2010 Mavericks Invitational surf contest. The 2013 Mavericks Invitational occurred at the famous Mavericks break for the first time since 2010, when waves reached the required 20 feet. Mavericks' thunderous waves have claimed the lives of two expert big wave surfers.

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