Kanoa Igarashi punches Tokyo 2020 ticket at World Surfing Games

More Sports Jun 1, 2021

Kanoa Igarashi punches Tokyo 2020 ticket at World Surfing Games

Kanoa Igarashi sealed his Tokyo Olympic selection Monday at the World Surfing Games in El Salvador, the final qualifier for this summer's games. The 23-year-old needed only to participate in the ongoing event after placing sixth in the World Surf League's Championship Tour in 2019. ...

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 ...