Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker comes on board at F-One to foil

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World Champion big wave surfer, Grant Twiggy Baker, joins the ranks of elite athletes gathered in the F-One board house. GTB brings a full wheel house of talent to the F-One team with his waterman experiences in kiteboarding, surf, sup and – now – foiling. Check out F-One’s welcome video for Twiggy here:

Grant Twiggy Baker comes to F-One and falls for their foils

In this video, hosted by F-One Sup and highlighting their newest team rider Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker, the World Big Wave Champion in 2014 & 2016 as well as 2x Maverick’s champ in 2006 & 2013, Grant talks candidly on learning how to foil.

“Foiling is something new to do in the ocean. Now when it’s flat and there’s no wind, foiling is perfect. To have all of this equipment available to me through F-One is a real blessing. ” – GTB

Grant “Twiggy” Baker was born in 1973 and is from Dubarn, South Africa.   Soon after that Twiggy surfed his first wave.  What’s unfolded from there is a man on a mission, totally addicted to the surf which would eventually become his full-time occupation.  This ocean athlete spends his life surfing different conditions through his multiple modalities of kiteboarding, surfing, stand up paddling and – now – foiling.

F-One is excited to bring this great legend onto their team of athletes.  To learn MORE about their products, including foils, check out the website here:

Stay tuned for an exclusive interview with GTB in the weeks to come!

About the author

Evelyn O'Doherty is a standup paddle racer, surfer and yoga teacher from the East End of Long Island in New York. Her passion for watersports drew her to leave a teaching career to pursue her athletic endeavors as a sup instructor, racing coach, sup racer, and now, as online editor for Standup Journal. Evelyn lives in East Hampton NY in the Springs area where she has daily access to the water to train and teach. When the swell is working, you can find her in Montauk rattling around in her Ford Ranger surfboards hanging out the back headed for points East.

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