Teen Jo Azuchi rides waves to Shonan Open victory

More Sports Jul 11, 2018

Teen Jo Azuchi rides waves to Shonan Open victory

Teenager Jo Azuchi on Wednesday won the Shonan Open, a World Surf League men's Qualifying Series event held at Kugenuma Beach in Kanagawa Prefecture. Despite inconsistent conditions, the 17-year-old earned a two-wave total of 9.90 points in the final, 0.80 ahead of Jordan Lawler of ...

16-year-old surfer Kawai triumphs at Ichinomiya Chiba Open

More Sports May 28, 2017

16-year-old surfer Kawai triumphs at Ichinomiya Chiba Open

Minori Kawai captured the Ichinomiya Chiba Open on Sunday, part of the World Surf League's qualifying series. The 16-year-old Kawai, who came from behind to win her semifinal against Australia's Dimity Stoyle, defeated Hinako Kurokawa 13.10-12.40 in the final. The victory was the first on the ...