Surfers eye 2020 Games while enjoying the ride

More Sports May 10, 2019

Surfers eye 2020 Games while enjoying the ride

by Kaz Nagatsuka

A long Golden Week holiday period had just ended the previous day. Not surprisingly, Tsurigasaki Beach wasn't crowded with spectators on Tuesday, the final day of the inaugural Japan Open of Surfing, which was organized by the Nippon Surfing Association. But when the sport makes ...

Teenage surfer Shino Matsuda wins Ichinomiya Chiba Open

More Sports May 27, 2018

Teenage surfer Shino Matsuda wins Ichinomiya Chiba Open

Shino Matsuda showcased a solid campaign Sunday, winning the women's final at the Ichinomiya Chiba Open, a World Surf League Qualifying Series event. The 15-year-old Matsuda's top run at Tsurigasaki Beach landed her an 8.57 out of a possible 10, and the teen's 13.84 total ...