Watch: Yes, Japan Has Slabs

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Time and effort goes into finding secret setups. But if you keep scratching away at the surface, you are sure to find something – even in Japan! Yes, the home of surfing's first dance in the Olympic games has hidden, fickle nooks, because of course it does.

All that energy coming out of the Pacific has to unload somewhere on the land of the rising sun. And, question, if the elements aligned would you like to see your Olympic hopefuls take a swing at this over Shidashita?

Spot guide: Japan

Anyway, it's rare we get such a dense glimpse into the intricacies of something a bit meatier from the far east, so here's 2 and a half mins of just that. Film from Pedro Gomes.