Grant "Twiggy" Baker had to rebound after losing a sponsor but found success in doubling down on big waves.
When it comes to big-wave surfing, you can forget fortune and glory. For guys like Ryan Hipwood, just making ends meet is a challenge.
After earning himself a big wave world title earlier this year, Grant "Twiggy" Baker edged out Shane Dorian to win the "Big Wave Hellmen" Challenge.
Kelly Slater exploded on the surf scene at Lower Trestles in 1990, and now, 24-years later, he's hoping the Southern California point break can help propel him to a record 12th ASP World Title.
On Dec. 21, 2012 Santa Cruz's Shawn Dollar rode what's been measured in at 61 feet -- enough for a new world record and the XXL Awards' "Biggest Wave" title.
From Ireland to Maui, Cortes Bank to Cloudbreak, the nominees for the 2013 Billabong XXL Awards have been announced, and they're nothing short of impressive.
Big-wave invitationals opt not to run as big swell bound for Hawaii, California
Four years and running the Big Wave World Tour continues to evolve
Invitees announced, waiting period begins for Red Bull Jaws
Behind the scenes of Hollywood's latest surf film "Chasing Mavericks"
Dorian, Long, Walsh, Layer paddle into huge Jaws
Jean-Michel Cousteau awarded SIMA's Environmentalist of the Year
Parsons, Gerlach, Knox among thousands that gathered to remember Surfline founder Sean Collins.
ASP World Tour all-stars Carissa Moore, Coco Ho and Laura Enever star in Nike 6.0's upcoming landmark women's surf movie "Leave A Message"
2011 Billabong XXL Big Wave Award nominees announced.
Behind the scenes at the Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational