Riki Horikoshi


‘Simply, I love the ocean’




– 2017 Japan National Champion
– 2018 Japan National Champion
– 2018 ISA World SUP Championships – 5th
– 2019 ISA World SUP Championship – 4th (Coper medal)


I’m Professional Sup surfer and Professional surfer.
I following SUP surfing contest and shortboard surfing contest.
First Asian SUP surfer to the ISA medalist.

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Nationality: Japan
Lives in: Shonan
Favourite SUP Locations: El Salvador
APP World Tour Ranking: N/A
Hobbies: surfing, photography, music
Other Sponsors: O’Neill, FCS, Electric, Zen nutrition, Destination, Shinyuri Aoki Sports Clinic, Fukai Fitness Club.

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Shonan, Japan

Articles Featuring Riki Horikoshi

Expeditions 2023-starboard-cora-cora-maldives-expedition

221km Cora Cora Maldives Challenge is a Massive Success

Cora Cora Maldives General Manager Justin Swart and Director of Human Resources, Muiz Mohamed embark on a 221km stand-up paddling circumnavigation of Raa Atoll, covering 16 islands. The #ReconnectinRAA campaign aims to ignite a passion for environmental conservation and cultural heritage through beach clean-ups, marine conservation talks, symposiums, and cultural performances. In the Zen Adventure…

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Product Reviews Gen R Flat Deck Race Paddleboard Review by SUPBoarder Magazine

SUPBoarder Mag Review the 2024 Gen R (Video)

The crew at SUPBoarder got their hands on the 2024 Gen R – the new flat deck race paddleboard by Starboard. The additon of this easy-to-use race board has been well received by industry and riders alike. Here’s what SUPBoarder had to say; “Starboard make very competitive race boards and have some of the fastest…

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