Masato Yukawa

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10, 1992
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10, 1992 (age 27)


Professional surfer who is known for competing in the World Surf League through his sponsorship from Vans. He is also known for being the Creative Director of Alive, a design company that focuses on jewelry, clothing, and other apparel. He shares photos both of his clothing company and of his surfing through Instagram for his over 60,000 followers. 

Before Fame

With a passion for surfing early on, he competed in his first event in 2008 at the NSA Japan Amateur Men's competition. He then went on to compete in his first World Surf League qualifying series in August of 2010 at the Murasaki Pro Kitaizumi. He earned further recognition in August of 2011 when he placed fifth at the Quiksilver Pro Junior Open.


In addition to his surfing, he is also a DJ who is known for playing house music at a variety of venues including the restaurant Nihon-bashi XEX in Japan. 

Family Life

He was born in Tokyo but was raised in Chigasaki, Japan. 

Associated With

Other professional surfers who have also earned representation from Vans include Nikki van Dijk and Leila Hurst