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Surf Contest in Minamisoma, Fukushima

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On July 17, 2012,  they had a national surf contest in Minami Soma city, Fukushima..

In Fukushima, Minami Soma City, after the nuclear accident,  for the first time a  surfing tournament took place.

Competition in Minami Soma after the nuclear accident had been canceled. It was held for the first time in six years.

Before March 2011, Minami Soma was known  as  one of Japan’s leading surfing spots.

The evacuation order having been lifted in most of Minami Soma city, Minami Soma city aimed to boost its reconstruction by reviving its surf contest on its Kitaizumi coast.

200 participants from all over Japan came to engage in that surf contest.

http://sharetube.jp/article/3638/

July 27, 2016 Posted by | Japan | , , , , | Leave a comment