Chasing Mavericks Movie Giveaway

Now in theaters is the film Chasing Mavericks. My husband and I had the opportunity to see a trailer for the film a few weeks ago. All I can say is WOW! Seeing those monster waves on the big screen is amazing. It’s almost as if you are riding the waves along side the surfers (there is NO WAY I would do that – LOL).

If you are not familiar with the film her is a brief synopsis;

Chasing Mavericks is the inspirational true story of surfing phenom Jay Moriarity (newcomer Jonny Weston).  When 15 year old Jay discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, is near his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson (Gerard Butler) to train him to survive it.  As Jay and Frosty embark on their quest to do the impossible, they form a unique friendship that transforms their lives, and their quest to tame Mavericks becomes about more than surfing.  Chasing Mavericks was made with the help of some of the biggest names in the surfing world, and features some of the most mind-blowing wave footage ever captured on film.

The movie is Rated PG.

The film stars Gerard Butler, Jonny Weston, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer and Leven Rambin.

Here is the film’s trailer. If you are reading this via e-mail you can see the trailer here, http://bit.ly/X2pSLy.


It looks really good. The kind that keeps you on the “edge of your seat”.

The movie’s soundtrack will also be available digitally starting on October 23, 2012 and on CD on November 19, 2012.

The music of the film is derived from the soundtrack-taking place in a time of rock n’ roll (the 90s) in which some of the best Alternative Rock was recorded and released. Featured artists include Mazzy Star, The Sponge, The Lemonheads, Matthew Sweet and more…

If you would like to learn more about the film you can visit the official website. There you can also play games and grab free downloads!

You can also follow the film on Twitter or follow the conversation using either of these hashtags, #ChasingMavericks #LiveLikeJay. There is even an official Chasing Mavericks page on Facebook.

In honor of the movie’s release I have a special Chasing Mavericks prize package, Courtesy of 20th Century Fox, to give to a lucky reader. The winner will recieve the following…

The prize is valued at $50.

This giveaway is open to US residents only and will end on November 14, 2012 at 12:01 AM (EST). The winner will be chosen at random using a random number generator from all eligible entries. The winner will be notified via e-mail and will have three days to respond or a new winner will be chosen.

To enter please comment on this post and tell me if you have any experience using a surfboard and/or if you plan on seeing the film.

For extra entries you can use the Rafflecopter widget (below) but you must complete the initial entry requirements or the additional entries won’t qualify.

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*I am being compensated for my participation in this promotion, however all opinions expressed are my own and are not influenced in any way.

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About Kimberly

Kimberly Vetrano resides in the suburbs of New York City with her family, five cats, dog, a tank full of fish and snails. She is also a freelance writer and photographer.


  1. Yes we want to see the film

  2. Mike Bratek says:

    No surfer, but may see the movie.

  3. I moved to San Diego about 6 years ago and finally took surfing lessons this summer. I love it and am totally hooked!

  4. No experience. Definitely will see the movie.

  5. I have never surfed, but would love to learn it one day
    Thank you for hosting this giveaway

    pumuckler {at} gmail {dot} com

  6. I have never been surfing. We will probably see the movie.

  7. I haven’t surfed before.

  8. DARLA KIDDER says:

    No I have never surfed before, Yes I’m planning on seeing the movie.

  9. Sandy VanHoey says:

    My daughter wants to see this so believe we will. No surfing experiences for me.

  10. Adrienne gordon says:

    I will see it on dvd , I have never surfed

  11. Ann Fantom says:

    I have never tried surfing, but I would like to see Chasing Mavericks

  12. I’ve never surfed before! That wouldn’t be a pretty sight to see!

  13. I have NO experience on a surfboard! And I DO plan on seeing this movie. Thanks.

  14. I have no experience surfing and probably never will – I have a huge fear of being in deep water. I would like to see the movie, though.

  15. I tried surfing when I was very young and I’d like to see this movie.

  16. I have never surfed.

  17. I’ve never been on a surfboard…looks a little scarey to me. I’d like to see the movie.

  18. Wanda McHenry says:

    No, I’ve never surfed but I love watching! I do plan on seeing the movie.

  19. Joseph Stowell says:

    I grew up in southern California. My brother had a surfboard and would go surfing all of the time. Althought I was a couple of years younger than him I wsa much taller and his short surfboard (the style at the time) wouldn’t support me so I couldn’t use it. However, I body surfed and skimmed (using a flat board to glide along the sand at the surf’s edge). I’ve body surfed at all of the sites mentioned in the Beach Boys’ “Surfing USA.”

  20. Cynthia C says:

    You won’t get me on a surfboard but I’d like to see the movie.