SHUHEI KANAI

 
 

Shuhei started yo-yo in 1997. He retired from contests for a time, 
after winning the Asia Pacific Yo Yo Championship 2008. However 
Shuhei regained his passion again in 2011, because former rivals 
became world champions. Now, he is  once again active at the forefront of competitions.

 

Date of Birth: 12/17/1984

Hometown: Tokyo, Japan

Favorite Competition Yo-yos: Fireball and Raider

Favorite Show Yo-Yo:  Spectrum

Favorite Style of Play: Double hand looping play

What is it about yoyoing that you enjoy the most?
Competing with rivals

Other Hobbies: Rolling around in bed

Favorite food: Ramen

 

Titles:

1st Place in the Asia Pacific Yo-Yo Championship 2008 2A

1st Place in the 2011 East Japan Yo-Yo Contest 2A

3rd Place in the 2011 Japan National Yo-Yo Contest

1st Place in the 2012 East Japan Yo-Yo Contest A-Block 2A

1st Place in the 2013 East Japan Yo-Yo Contest B-Block 2A

1st Place in the 2014 South Japan Yo-Yo Contest 2A

5th Place in the 2014 World Yo-Yo Contest 2A

1st Place in the 2015 West Japan Yo-Yo Contest 2A

1st Place in the 2015 Las Vegas Open Yo-Yo Championship 2A

1st Place in the 2016 North Japan Yo-Yo Contest 2A

4th Place in the 2016 World Yo-Yo Contest 2A

1st Place in the 2017 Central Japan Yo-Yo Contest 2

FIREBALL

An intermediate play level Yo-Yo, the Fireball is able to deliver high speed and ultra smooth spins

MAVERICK

The Yomega Maverick YoYo is a high grade, all aluminum, laser etched yo-yo that is designed for advanced play

RAIDER

The Raider YoYo is used for extreme looping play

MAGNETAR

Easy to learn and play YoYo with innovative roller bearing technology