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.

ABOUT:

Date of Birth :12/17/84

Favorite Yoyos: Fireball and Raider

Favorite show Yoyo:  Spectrum

Favorate style of play: Double hand looping play

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

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