Friends of Boa Onda Guesthouse Peniche today we will discover who are the most famous Japanese surfers in recent surfing history. We are going to discover the athletes who have left their mark on the world of surfing in Japan, succeeding in establishing themselves up to the highest levels.
We will follow the same style as the previous article dedicated to discovering famous British surfers, trying to give you a general overview of the leading figures in Japanese surfing before moving on to the usual definitive selection. Happy reading.
Who are the most popular Japanese surfers in the world
There are many famous Japanese surfers, but the best known include:
Igarashi is a professional surfer from Chiba, Japan. He has participated in the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour and won numerous competitions.
Horigome is a professional surfer from Yokohama, Japan. He has participated in the WSL Championship Tour and won several competitions.
Morioka is a professional surfer from Okinawa, Japan. He has participated in the WSL Championship Tour and won several competitions.
Murakami is a professional surfer from Chiba, Japan. He has participated in the WSL Championship Tour and won several competitions.
Nishi is a professional surfer from Chiba, Japan. He has participated in the WSL Championship Tour and won several competitions.
Other famous Japanese surfers
Below is a list of the most famous and well-known Japanese-born surfers. The usual selection cannot be considered definitive as we will endeavour to constantly update it over time. Should you have any useful suggestions, please contact us to further elaborate and improve the post.
- Mahina Maeda
- Hiroto Ohhara
- Amuro Tsuzuki
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