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2014 Shonan Open in Japan

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2014 Shonan Open, Japan

Photograph By Aaron Nardi

Taking place about an hour and a half from Tokyo, Japan, The Shonan Open is remarkably similar to the U.S. Open in Huntington Beach, California. While a bit smaller in scale they have the same feel, but with obvious Japanese twists. Events on tap throughout the weekend included surfing, skateboarding and BMX. What follows are highlights from the event.