With deep roots in both Japan and Hawai‘i, professional surfer and creative entrepreneur Jun Jo has teamed up with famed Japanese surfboard shaper Kohei Chiba to release a set of limited edition surfboards. The surfboard will be smaller in size with a rounded nose and a five-fin setup. As a one of Japan’s most respected shapers, as well as influencer in the world of Japanese fashion, Chiba has worked with a host of internationally renowned figures and businesses, including top Japanese stylist and photographer Takashi Kumagai and retail giants Saturdays and GDC. Jo has been a leader in both the surf and artistic realms in Hawai‘i and Japan. He is also the co-founder of the In4mation brand and has released of a wealth of collaborations with international companies, including a signature shoe with Etnies.
The release of this board will be the first of a number of collaborations that Jo will be releasing in the future. Purchase the surfboard HERE.