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Grant Baker

Durban, South Africa
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South African big-wave charger, Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker is a perpetual nominee at the Billabong XXL Awards having mastered waves like Dungeons and other South African monsters. Baker claimed the 2007 Biggest Wave award, as well as the 2009 awards for Biggest Wave and Overall Performance, and the 2010 Ride of the Year award. In 2012, Twiggy joined the professional world kitesurfing tour. 

GoPro relives 2013 Mavericks Invitational
Twiggy on his way to being a world champion WSL / Guillaume Arrieta
29 December, 2016 - BIG-WAVE: Grant Baker wasn't prepared to surf Nazaré again. The story was picked up off his Instagram account and shared on social...
19 December, 2016 - BIG-WAVES: South African big wave charger Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker is mentally and physically prepared for the Nazaré Challenge, Stop No. 3 on...
12 November, 2016 - TEAM: Legendary South African big wave charger Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker powered his way through three heats of 10 metre plus surf to finish...
Grant "Twiggy" Baker (ZAF) charged through massive barrels at the Puerto Escondido Challenge to win the event and earn the top spot on the rankings. Moving into the Northern Hemisphere half of the 2016/17 Big Wave Tour, Baker will battle to keep his lead over the field.
31 August, 2016 - WSL: Grant “Twiggy” Baker (ZAF) leads the 2016/17 World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Tour (BWT) rankings heading into the second half of the...
25 June, 2016 - BIG-WAVE: Grant “Twiggy” Baker claimed victory today at the Puerto Escondido Challenge, besting a field of 24 of the world’s best big wave...
Quiksilver Ceremonial Big Wave Invitational, Punta de Lobos, Chile, Big Wave Tour (BWT), WSL
3 May, 2015 - TEAM: Quiksilver Ceremonial Big Wave Invitational - Punta de Lobos, Chile - Durbanite Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker placed fifth in the Quiksilver...


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