Dungeons and a Man Possessed


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South Africa’s big-wave surfing champion Grant “Twiggy” Baker’s story of his becoming legendary at Dungeons. He’s earned himself a full-time sponsorship at Billabong and has focused on succeeding in the surf industry along with winning numerous titles including the XXL Ride of the Year. This piece includes sidebar “In the Manner of Whales,” about “Apenea” freediving classes with Cape Town’s Hanli Prinsloo to prepare for big-wave hold-downs.