Grant TWIG Baker paddled an 8’10 into surfing history by winning the prestigious Mavericks contest. The board was unconventional. Shorter, wider, heavier and completely different to the rest of the field.
Twig’s win lit fire to the movement towards futuristic gun design and the perspective on what was to be considered a performance Big Wave Surfboard.
“Becoming a 2 x World Big Wave Champion, this year gave me a sense of accomplishment after many years surfing and competing in the biggest and best waves around the world. In the past, we did it for the love and that developed into a small tour to take what we did to the rest of the world and finally to the WSL taking over and putting it on the grand scale. It’s been a dream to be a part of the sport through this time and I can’t wait to see what the future holds.”
Working alongside a reputable designer combined with their home-grown team of /ADV riders will be invaluable to the development of our range. Especially for their local spots and conditions.
“They stand for innovation and quality as a brand. With their vision of a creative hub for artists/shapers/photographers/designers in Western Australia and around the world it’s a perfect fit for the TWIG range of performance boards for waves of consequence.”
“Look forward to vising the area and testing out the files in WA waters soon.”
6 – 7’ / 28-43L (2 – 4kg)
Light Weight Performance Boards for head high to 10ft waves
The direct result of good surfers demanding short board performance in waves that require a semi-gun. It’s a versatile performance step-up designed for advanced surfers who want to take their good wave performance to the next level. This is the ultimate barrel board and will get you deeper and coming out.
This is your go to board when the waves at your local beach start getting serious and you want the optimum equipment for those special days of the year and with the five FUTURES FIN boxes to help you tweak your barrel performance you won’t look back.
7 – 8’ / 43-53L (4-6kg)
8 – 9’ / 53-67L (6-8kg)
Medium Weight Performance Large Wave Boards for 8-15ft Waves
Mid-range gun design and is all about keeping volume in the board for paddling into larger waves but having a shorter length board once on the wave to maximize turning ability.
This board has a wider, curvy outline throughout and a slight vee bottom creating a free turning board with all the hold and drive of a regular gun and is my go-to design for larger surf. A smooth paddle entry, accelerating through vee in the tail allows this board control at high speed with maximum maneuverability.
With improved paddling thickness and a more refined tail, this is the perfect board for pushing your performance in larger surf. Use as a Thruster or Quad depending on conditions.
9 – 10’ / 67-75L 12mm stringer (8-10kg)
10 – 11’ / 75-100L 17mm Stringer (10-12kg)
Heavy Weight Performance Huge Wave Boards for 15-30ft Waves
The result of continuous re-development of this design over 10 years. It’s fast and responsive with control and has been tried and tested in the heaviest waves imaginable.
This modern gun is for the next level charger, designed with a low entry, full nose, pulled in tail and ample volume to provide maximum paddle power and ultimate maneuverability, which equates to a board which paddles like it’s a foot longer while turning like it’s a foot shorter.
When you want to catch that wave, on that outer reef, this is the tool.