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Friday, January 7, 2011
Face Time: Asking Asing


World Pro Juniors begin this weekend. There are a lot of good youngsters in the mix, Kolohe, Granger, Nat, Jack Freestone, Miguel Pupo, etc. And then there's Hawaiian Keanu Asing, who's kind of been psyching lately, and could have a little dark horse mojo going. As the waiting period begins, in Heat 15 of Round One he's drawn South Africa's Beyrick De Vries and Japan's Kaito Onashi, which is probably a good thing for him. I caught up with Asing in Hawaii recently, so here you go, here's the kid in his own words ...