The base model is the GLX-5600, which features one of the thinnest, compact, best fits of the entire G-SHOCK Series. This model comes equipped with a digital Tide Graph, which is a must-have function for surfers. The watch is made of popular semi-transparent resin that creates a simple and cool design.
The name Kanoa in the form of Igarashi's signature appears on the face, band ring, backlight and back case, which identifies this as a truly special and personalized model.
Born: October 1, 1997
Hometown: Huntington Beach, California, U.S.A.
Literally born into the world of surfing, Igarashi’s father was a big fan of the sport. When he was just three years old, Kanoa decided that he was tired of just watching and started joining in on the fun. It wasn’t long before people realized he was a surfing prodigy destined for greatness.
2009: At the age of 11, smashed the single National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA) season record by racking up an amazing 30 victories.
2012: At the age of 14, became the youngest ever Under-18 U.S. National Champion.
2016: Became the youngest ever, first Asian to participate in the World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour.
2017: Won the WSL Vans U.S. Open held in his hometown of Huntington Beach.