Our very own, Grant “Twiggy” Baker, is the 2013/2014 Big Wave World Tour champion. After already having a long career of fearlessness, that started at the ripe age of 13, he has had yet another brilliant season with two consecutive victories at the Punta Galea Challenge and Mavericks Invitational.
“Shaggy-haired big-wave surfer from South Africa; winner of the 2006 and 2014 Maverick’s Surf Contest and the 2008 Red Bull Big Wave Africa; regular on the Billabong XXL Awards podium throughout the 2000s. Baker was born (1973) in Durban, started surfing at age 13, and by the late 1990s the slight (5’11″, 154 pounds) regularfooter was quietly challenging heavy water breaks all over South Africa…”
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Now… Wanting to be the next Twiggy Baker would be a tall order but surfing is not only for experts. Let Burt show you the way.