Alex Gray: descending the Mavericks mountain at full speed | Photo: Titans of Mavericks

The list of candidates for the 2016/2017 Titans of Mavericks has been released.

Committee 5, the governing body of the Titans of Mavericks, released the preliminary list of 56 chargers aligned for the big wave surfing event. Of all candidates, only 22 (plus two wildcards/alternates) will put on the official jersey.

The second edition of the Titans of Mavericks will feature a group of women competing alongside men - Andrea Moller, Emily Erickson, Maya Gabeira, and Paige Alms might get a ticket to the main event.

The contest window for the 2016/2017 Titans of Mavericks opens November 1st, 2016 and closes on the 31st March 2017. The opening ceremony will be held on the 21st October.

Mavericks is one of the biggest, and most dangerous waves breaking on the California coast. The surf spot is located 20 minutes south of San Francisco, and half a mile offshore from Pillar Point Harbor.

Nic Lamb won the inaugural edition of the Titans of Mavericks.

2016/2017 Titans of Mavericks | Round One Candidates

Aaron Gold
Albee Layer
Alex Botelho
Alex Gray
Alex Martins
Andrea Moller
Anthony Tashnick
Ben Wilkinson
Carlos Burle
Chris Bertish
Colin Dwyer
Dane Reynolds
Danilo Couto
Dave Wassel
Derek Dunfee
Emily Erickson
Francisco Porcella
Frank Solomon
Garrett McNamara
Grant Baker
Grant Washburn
Greg Long
Ian Walsh
Jamie Mitchell
Jamie Sterling
John Florence
Josh Kerr
Kai Lenny
Kealii Mamala
Ken Collins
Koa Rothman
Kohl Christensen
Kyle Thiermann
Makua Rothman
Manny Resano
Mark Healey
Mason Ho
Matt Becker
Maya Gabeira
Nathan Fletcher
Nic Lamb
Nic Vaughan
Paige Alms
Pat Gudauskas
Patrick Shaughnessy
Ramon Navarro
Rusty Long
Ryan Augenstein
Ryan Seelbach
Shane Desmond
Shane Dorian
Tom Lowe
Travis Payne
Tyler Fox
Will Skudin
Zach Wormhoudt

2016/2017 Titans of Mavericks | Honorable Mentions

Savannah Shaughnessy
Shawn Dollar