Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker from Durban, South Africa has a history of big wave accomplishments ranging from big wave contest wins at Mavericks, Chile, Dungeons to Billabong XXL titles. When I found out he was cruising the North Shore of Oahu for the winter, I caught up with him for an interview about his latest outer reef session, big wave boards, and his winter agenda.
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The Haleiwa International went this past weekend at Ali’i Beach park on the North Shore of Oahu. Check out these shots and results.
Two days in a row before the contest waiting period began; a swell snuck in and was big enough for my favorite outer reef. Big crazy drops, wild wipeouts, and 20 foot sets breaking on our heads are just a few of the details.
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Hawaii has been the proving grounds for professional surfers for many years. However, in the past, most of the recognition goes to those winning surfing competitions. This year there are several ways to earn that recognition without battling through heats.
John John Florence wins the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing on the North Shore of Oahu by showing he’s the best at all breaks, in all conditions.
Kieren Perrow finally wins on the ASP World Tour with a win at pipeline on the North Shore of Oahu at the Billabong Pipeline Masters 2011.
Today, December 9, 2011 was day 2 of the Billabong Pipe Masters and another ridiculously sick day of barrel rides, mean wipeouts, and sick surfing!
John John Florence expressed himself well during the 3rd and 4th round of the Pipe Masters. He took on the best and will be on to the quarterfinals.
The Billabong Pipeline Masters is on again at Ehukai Beach Park on the North Shore of Oahu.