■ Birthplace: Chiba■ Height: 163cm
■ Home Break: Kamogawa, Chiba
He has won the grand champion of JPSA in 1995, and is one of the top surfers representing Japan.
In 2001, in the "PIPELINE MASTERS" held in PIPELINE of Hawaii,
he became the first Japanese to achieve a perfect 10 (full marks) ride. and won the title PIPELINE MASTER.
He is equally at home on small and large waves alike, and has won Surfer of the Year 8 times, including 7 years in a row.
He is always among the best in competitions in Japan and is a veteran surfer who always gets the support of many fans.