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EYE OF THE STORM 6 featuring Kanoa Igarashi is now out

June 19th, 2024

The sixth episode of “EYE OF THE STORM,” which goes behind the scenes of Kanoa Igarashi’s World Championship Tour, is now out. In this series, you’ll follow Kanoa through a year filled with dreams, moments, and memories. Episode 6, titled “A Trip to the Goldie,” takes us to Australia’s Gold Coast, specifically Snapper Rocks. Amidst …

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Japan’s Mirai Ikeda Shines at Krui Pro Junior Event

June 7th, 2024

Japanese surfer Mirai Ikeda emerged victorious at the Krui Pro Junior event in South Sumatra, Indonesia. Ikeda showcased her exceptional talent, navigating the challenging waves with precision and skill. This victory marks a significant milestone in her career, reflecting the growing prominence of Japanese surfers on the global stage. Ikeda’s triumph is a testament to …

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Construction of Japan’s first ‘Wavegarden’ wave pool to be built in Shiga Prefecture, opening in spring 2026

May 27th, 2024

Plans to build a surfing pool manufactured by Wavegarden in Japan have finally been announced. It is scheduled to open in spring 2026, and will be located in Kusatsu City, Shiga Prefecture, on the Karasuma Peninsula, which juts out into Lake Biwa. The facility will officially be called “WAVE PARK BIWAKO”. Located about 50 minutes …

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The world’s best aerial surfers coming to Japan this June for Stab High Japan at Shizunami Surf Stadium

May 21st, 2024

“Stab High”, the surf contest that celebrates the art of flight and aerials, will be held at Shizunami Surf Stadium on 22-23 June. Many surfers are scheduled to visit Japan, including the winner of the previous event, Robbie McCormick, as well as Chippa Wilson, Julian Wilson, Matt Meola, Mikey Wright, Noah Dean and Mason Ho. …

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Watch Jamie O’Brien surf and snowboard on the same day in Japan.

April 4th, 2024

Jamie O’Brien ditched the tropical vibes of Hawaii for a chilly adventure in Hokkaido, Japan. With excitement levels off the charts, he kicked off his day by conquering some epic “japow” slopes, followed by a laid-back session catching waves in the Sea of Japan. Talk about making the most of a day on Japan’s northernmost …

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