Mavericks Big Wave Surfing Contest

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Twiggy Baker wins!

A 40-year-old big wave rider from South Africa claimed his second Mavericks Invitational surfing championship on Friday, as he led two dozen competitors carving into crests up to five stories tall in northern California’s famed surf contest.

Grant “Twiggy” Baker, who hails from Durban and clinched his first Mavericks victory in 2006, was awarded a $12,000 grand prize at the end of the day-long competition, which draws tens of thousands of fans each year to the sleepy coastal town of Half Moon Bay, 48km south of San Francisco.

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