#LivinSFH Day In The Life of Big Wave Surfer Nic Lamb. Nic Lamb is a fearless ocean athlete with a passion for charging big waves. At 14 years old, he became the youngest surfer to ever charge Mavericks. The Santa Cruz native has grown up with Mavericks just around the corner, which has given him experience and practice in surfing waves of consequence. He understands the importance of health and proper nutrition to keep him safe and performing at his best. Nic won the 2016 Titans of Mavericks - the world’s premiere big wave surfing event.