Born in Inamuragasaki, Kamakura City, Kanagawa Prefecture in 1950. Has been familiar with the beach since a childhood, and discovered surfboards through Itako (wooden boogie board), float (Base of SUP) and so on. After graduating from the high school, started a surfboard factory with the peers. After a while, I participated in domestic and overseas surfing competitions and won the All Japan Amateur Surfing Competition in 1972. A legendary surfer who leads the surf culture of the 60's in Japan, such as the establishment of the Japan Surfing Federation (NPSA), which lead to the Japan Professional Surfing Federation (JPSA).