Japan, land of the rising longboard scene

Patrick Switzer showing the japanese how to tuck like a pro [loadedboards.com]

Patrick Switzer showing the japanese how to tuck like a pro [loadedboards.com]

Japan the next big scene? The Nippon community is definitely set on growth. . Proof is in the recent spate of interest from international manufacturers and riders. Over the last month we’ve noticed a surge of video and article all pertaining to Japan. Below are some of them.


Justen Ortiz Does Japan


lanyachtz’s  Justen Ortiz on a trip to Asia and reporting on the scene in Japan.

More on Justin’s adventure at  Landyachtz Scratching Post


Community session withPatrick Switzer and Tamara Prader


Back in April Orangatnag ambassador Patrick Switzer and Tamara Prader found themselves in japan giving tips and advise to the local rider.

Read more about them spreading the stoke on loaded news section


Aussie Gabe Gwyne ont he hlls of Japan


Sector 9’s  Gabe Gwynne on the  Japanese hill country navigating narrow switchbacks with Matt Kienzle on the follow cam.


Raw Run: Benjamin Dubreuil in Japan


Another raw run in Japan this time with Kebbek’s Benjamin ‘Mr Tie-dye’ Dubreuil.

Saturday July 20th, 2013
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