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American surfing legacy lives on in Japan

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 01:41

Surfing is set to make its debut at the 2020 Olympics in Japan at a beach near Tokyo, but local surfers prefer the waves on the Shonan coast, where modern surfing culture was first brought to the country by American soldiers during the Vietnam War. Jayson Albano reports.

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Surfing is set to make its debut at the 2020 Olympics in Japan at a beach near Tokyo, but local surfers prefer the waves on the Shonan coast, where modern surfing culture was first brought to the country by American soldiers during the Vietnam War. Jayson Albano reports.

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American surfing legacy lives on in Japan

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 01:41