Surfers Split Cash Prize in Maverick’s Surf Contest

Surfers Split Cash Prize in Maverick’s Surf Contest

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After the Mavericks Surf Contest (the most prestigious of the sport) was whittled down to six finalists, leader Greg Long, 24, and his five fellow finalists decided to split the $75,000 prize purse evenly, six ways, and simply ride the giant 40-50 foot waves for the fun of it.  Surfer and filmmaker Grant Washburn discusses how they agreed to split the money. (NPR Audio interview)

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