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Are there any surf camps in Japan?« on: April 17 2005 23:04:00 »
Hi, all you surf lovers!
Well, now that I turned 39, maybe this summer should be the summer I learn to surf! What do you think??
I live in Chiba and was wondering if there are any surf camps nearby, or maybe how I could find people who wouldn`t mind taking me along with them. I have no equipment yet, the sum total of my surf experience is one great bodyboard ride and watching "Endless Summer" about 50 times.
Any advice or hints will be much appreciated!!
RE: Are there any surf camps in Japan?« Reply #1 on: April 18 2005 00:04:00 »
ps I do have a car, so could also exchange transportation for some pointers from friendly folks. I speak Japanese, although I probably need to learn some surfing vocabulary!
RE: Are there any surf camps in Japan?« Reply #2 on: April 21 2005 08:04:00 »
i just saw your post. My friend Steve is doing a surf school this summer in Chiba. Hes an Australian guy who lives in Chiba. His number is 090 2335 2843. I think he should have all the gear you need.
Good luck! tim
RE: Are there any surf camps in Japan?« Reply #3 on: April 29 2005 09:04:00 »
Thanks, Tim!!! I`ll get in touch with him as soon as the rainy season finishes.
A surfer named Kimi« Reply #4 on: May 11 2005 22:05:00 »
I am a journalist from Australia. Would anyone happen to know of a Japanese surfer going by the name of Kimi? He's probably in his late 20s and worked and surfed for a while a few years ago on the Gold Coast, Australia.
He married a woman named Schapelle Corby who is currently in a lot of trouble in Bali. She has been accused of smuggling drugs into Bali. I am trying to find her ex-husband Kimi, who I understand used to live in Omaezaki.
Any help would be appreciated greatly.
RE: Are there any surf camps in Japan?« Reply #5 on: June 13 2005 10:06:00 »
Hey dude, just wondering if your friend has an email, I'd love to sign up for a surf camp to get out of Korea for a small vacation..Cheers..Rena email@example.com
RE: Are there any surf camps in Japan?« Reply #6 on: August 18 2005 13:08:00 »
Hi Tim dude.
My names Duncan, Im staying in London at the moment.
Yeah man you mentioned that you have a friend doing a surf camp in Japan. Is that number the only contact details u have or does this dude have a email/site or something?
Surfing Japan is on my to do list before i die. :D
RE: Are there any surf camps in Japan?« Reply #7 on: August 23 2005 09:08:00 »
hey- yeah i'd love an email address for this guy in chiba. i'm flying into tokyo for a quick holiday and would love to surf this saturday and sunday. any leads on a surf guide or camp would be great. also does anyone know if i need to bring my wetsuit at this time of the year?
RE: Are there any surf camps in Japan?« Reply #8 on: November 30 2005 11:11:00 »
If your keen to travel, I run a surf school in Kochi Prefecture. It's quite a way from Chiba but well worth the trip for some uncrowded sessions. It's a bit late for this summer but we start again 2006 from May thru November. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org