Chitose Point, Minami Boso, Chiba (Saturday, Sept 19th , 2015)
2015 WSL JAPAN TOUR EVENT 6" Minami Boso Junior Pro" will be held today Sep. 19th (SAT) and tomorrow Sep. 20th (SUN) at Chitose Point, Minami Boso City, Chiba.
The conditions at Chitose Point this morning were an epic clean 4-5 ft. plus with nice off shore waves.
In quality exellent surf on offer this morning, WSL Japan Tour Head Judge Masato Kato called the athletes this morning at 6:00 AM at the first call to get in action for the opening rounds.
Today the event finished the opening rounds of 48 U-20 Junior Men's, U-20 Girls as well as U16 Cadets respectively. Girls division run all way to the final today.
In the U-20 girls Semi final round 2 Heat 1 Himena Suzuki (JPN) scores 7.00 and 5.50 moves to the Final.
In 25 min Final heat, Minori Kawai vs. Himena Suzuki. Kawai made 6.50 ad back up pint 4.60 total score 11.10. Himena Suzuki her 5.75 and back up 3.85 total 9.60 not enough for win the final heat. Minori Kawai made winning second year on the roll for Minami Boso Junior Pro.
Minami Boso Junior Pro 2015 U-20 Men's Quarters Quarters, Heat 1 Takumi Yasui VS Taichi Wakita Quarters, Heat 2 Yuta Tsukamoto VS Shun Murakami Quarters, Heat 3 Takumi Nakamura VS Ren Murakami Quarters, Heat 4 Reo Inaba VS Hiroto Arai
Minami Boso Junior Pro 2015 U20 Girls, Semis, Heat 1 Shino Matsuda2nd VS Minori Kawai 1st Heat 2 Ren Hashimoto 2nd VS Himena Suzuki 1st
Final Minori Kawai 1st, Himena Suzuki 2nd
First Call tomorrow morning is 6:30AM.
The annual WJC will be held in November in Portugal, and the total points from these 2 events will determine the final qualifiers for the WJC along with the 2 top qualifiers from the top ranked 20 years and under surfers in the top QS ranking who belong to the Japan Branch.
This event will be the final event to determine the qualifiers for the WJC. As the world standards changes, in 2015 the juniors age will be consisted of 20 years and under and in 2016 it will be 18 years and under. The juniors will be more focused to the younger generation. These statements were announced from the ASP Commissioner Office officially.
Grade 1 event "Minami Boso Junior Pro" will be consisted of the U-16 cadets along with the U-20 Pro Juniors.
The junior event will be composed by 2 classes of U-20 Junior Men's and Junior Girls.
6 Men's and 2 Women will be invited to the WJC from WSL Japan Tour. Event venue Chitose Point boasts its high quality surf to decide the invitees.
WSL Japan Tour official wave forecaster is "Namidensetsu" http://www.namidensetsu.com/
「Minami Boso Junior Pro」will be broadcasted via internet throughout the event:
「Minami Boso Junior Pro」 will be proudly supported by the following sponsors:
Minami Boso City tourism Union・Chikura Town Hotel Union・Tateyama Cardiovascular department. Daido Denki Kogyo Co.,Ltd. GENIUS ・Suzu Ichi Suisan LLC.・Long-Term Care Health Facility Seiko-en・Insurance agent Trust Partners Ltd.,Co. Mutsui Sumitomo Aioi Insurance, Aioi Nittsei Insurance・Luliluli Bikinis Hawaii ・GoPro ・ASAHI SOFT DRINKS Co.,Ltd.・Nami Densetsu Surf Legend ・G-SHOCK（Casio Co.,Ltd.） ・Dove Wetsuits
Minami Boso City ・World Surfing Promotions・Minami Boso Surfing Union Chitose Point Surfers
■For further info contact WSL Japan Office: 2-16-2 -501 Kugenuma Kaigan Fujisawa Kanagawa Tel：0466-30-2888 FAX: 0466-30-2889 Email：firstname.lastname@example.org