Kenta Nakayama

Home Town

Japan

Years Surfing

6

Division

Men's Pro

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Kenta began wake surfing at the age of 30 as the sport began to take off in Japan. He quickly became addicted to the surfing lifestyle and would ride with anyone that was heading out to grab a tasty wave behind the boat.  Kenta was introduced to Soulcraft among his peers and saw his skillset grow rapidly once he jumped on board. 

Since then, Kenta has pursued a competitive career in wake surfing with his first appearance taking 6th place at the World Wakesurfing Championship in 2019.  In 2020 Kenta placed 3rd in the World Wakesurfing Championship and 2nd in the annual ranking.

We’re proud to have Kenta as our first male International Pro Rider in Asia and looking forward to even greater success in his surfing.

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