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Surfing Will be in The 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Surfing Will be in The 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Today, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) formally included surfing as a gold medal sport in the Sports Programme for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

2020 Tokyo Organizer Recommends Olympic Surfing To Take Place in Ocean

2020 Tokyo Organizer Recommends Olympic Surfing To Take Place in Ocean

“We are delighted that Surfing will take place on natural waves if it is admitted to the Tokyo 2020 Sports Programme. Surfing is hugely popular in Japan and the country has hosted many national and international competitions in a number of beautiful ocean locations. There are some great and thriving beach-based Surfing hotspots to choose from which would be ideal for Olympic Surfing.

Video: Konichiwaves

Video: Konichiwaves

Welcome to Konichiwaves. Join the gang as they journey South, down the eastern beaches of Shikoku, Japan, via smoky Karaoke bars and small fishing villages. Plus a hop, skip, jump and five flights further South.

Small tsunami hits Japan after 7.3 magnitude quake

Small tsunami hits Japan after 7.3 magnitude quake

Japanese authorities issued a tsunami alert for the northeast coast Friday after a powerful 7.3-magnitude undersea earthquake struck, setting buildings in Tokyo swaying violently.

Japan’s Nuclear Disaster Seen Through the Eyes of Local Surfers

Japan’s Nuclear Disaster Seen Through the Eyes of Local Surfers

We Are All Radioactive, a forthcoming documentary series, tells the story of one seaside community’s efforts to rebuild in the wake of the 2011 disaster. Motoyoshi, a small town and surf spot about 100 miles from Fukushima, was devastated by the earthquake and tsunami, and now it’s unclear how damaging the effects of the Fukushima […]