Spectators Injured at Maverick's Contest

A story on MSNBC.com attributed to the AP is reporting that a number of spectators were injured today at the Maverick’s contest when a 5-foot wave tore through the seawall and swept dozens of spectators off their feet.

The report said that, “Thirteen people were injured, with two immediately transported to area hospitals. Eleven others were being treated at the beach for injuries including ‘a couple broken legs and broken hands and so forth,’ [said] California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Battalion Chief Scott Jalbert.”

For more info, stay tuned to Surfermag.com. In the meantime, click here to view the story at MSNBC.com: