Hiroto Ohhara has conquered the 2015 Vans US Open of Surfing, in two-foot surf at Huntington Beach, California.
Japan is celebrating an historic win. Ohhara defeated Tanner Hendrickson to become the first ever Japanese surfer to claim the US Open of Surfing. The victory was sealed with an excellent 9.17 when there were only three minutes remaining.
"I don't know how to say it; I'm just so stoked. It feels like something very special today. Now I think I'm really looking forward to the rest of the year. I've learnt everything here, and I got a good result here," expressed Hiroto Ohhara.
The first ever publicly accessible Wavegarden surf pool is open in Conwy, Wales. August 1st, 2015, marks a new era in the sport of surfing.
Landlocked surfers have reasons to smile. The world of surfing is changing. Surf Snowdonia, a 300-meter long wave lagoon is officially open for business.
Europe's first public artificial surf pool offers powerful and consistent surfing waves of varying heights up to two metres. You will even be able to surf at night, with friends and other riders from all regions of the Old Continent.