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Born: October 1,1997 Huntington Beach, CA

Nationality: Japan

Height: 5'11 inches

Weight: 171 lbs

Profession: Professional surfer

Stance: Natural ( Regular ) foot

Avg. Heat Score: 12.01

Shaper: Himself

Sponsors: Shiseido Co.

About: Kanoa Igarashi is a Japanese/American surfer who started surfing at age 3. At 14 yrs old , he became the youngest surfer ever to win the US National Championships under 18's. He recently qualified for the 2021 Summer Olympics.


Kanoa Igarashi's Behind The Scenes World tour Vlog - from the cold waters of Portugal to the warm waters of North Shore. You get an insider view of Kanoa's day to day in preparation for the WSL World Tour.

Kanoa Igarashi shredding in Portugal before the World Tour gets underway. A film by Tanner Carney.

This electric young talent Kanoa Igarashi is focused on bringing home a gold medal for Japan’s surfing team at the 2021 Olympics. And after watching this insane set of clips, we think he has a real chance of doing it.

Kanoa Igarashi's latest edit "Silence". Kanoa is from Huntington Beach, CA. He surfs for the Japanese flag and has multiple properties in Portugal. He spends his winters in Hawaii.

Kanoa Igarashi's latest edit from one month surfing in January. This edit is Kanoa's first debut video since 5 years ago. " This off seasons been full of training and surfing and I'm prepared for this year more than ever. But, I'll let the surfing talk."

La Rambla 5.15a


Margo Hayes

Kanoa Igarashi: Here and There. 2015 was a memorable year for 17 yr. old prodigy Kanoa Igarashi when he became a man on the CT - The Men's Championship Tour, where the best 34 professional surfers compete in 11 events.

In 2016, 13 year old Daniella Rosas made history by charging a solid 15 foot wave at Peru's fabled Pico Alto.

Behind the scenes look at Kanoa Igarashi's first ever WCT win at the 2019 Corona Bali Protected.

Kanoa Igarashi at Jeffreys Bay, home of the world-famous righthander -Supertubes. Here's a glimpse of how the 21 year old phenom's life is like when you're rated Top 5 in the world.



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