World's oldest surfer
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Senior surfer


Seiichi Sano, 89, poses for a photo with his surf board at a wave machine facility in Makinohara, Shizuoka Prefecture, on Monday, which was Respect for the Aged Day. Sano has been recognized by Guinness World Records as the oldest person to surf.

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A TV news program showed him surfing. He is more than twice as old as I am, yet has twice the energy I have. How does that work???

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Is he wearing a ZoZo suit? Surfing keeps you young and happy. This is the truth.

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Nice! Use it or lose it.

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Forget Patrick Swayze! Surf's-Up Sano-san!!!

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Good for him. He looks great.

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Well done sir! Previously, Surfing had an image in Japan for being a pot head slacker type of sport and wasn't taken seriously. Have friends who are surfers who used to get harassed by the cops.

Hopefully, this gentleman will help in making surfing a more acceptable sport in Japan. Especially now that he's in the Guiness Book of World Records.

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Inspirational, as I'm approaching 60. Although I can still manage to catch a few waves, there are times when I feel I'm getting too old....but then I remind myself that the Pacific Ocean has more power than I :)

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