Isaka, Hiromi "Doji"

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Enduring surf impresario from Chigasaki, Japan. Isaka was born (1948) and raised in Chigasaki, just south of Tokyo, began surfing in 1963, and became the Japanese national champion in 1969. He came to the attention of the California surf media later that year when he turned up in the offices of Surfer magazine, wondering where to check in for the World Championships, originally scheduled to be hel...

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