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Kanoa Igarashi and Amuro Tsuzuki talk about the joy of winning the “GQ MEN OF THE YEAR 2021”

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Photo: THE SURF NEWS/ Kenji Iida

On November 24th, the award ceremony of “GQ MEN OF THE YEAR 2021” by fashion magazine “GQ JAPAN” was held in Tokyo, and Kanoa Igarashi and Amuro Tsuzuki, who won the Hero Olympian Award, participated.

This award honors people who have shown overwhelming success in various fields every year. This year, a total of 21 people from 11 groups were selected under the theme of “Year of Heroes”.

The award ceremony was attended by a number of actors and artists such as Kasumi Arimura and Kinya Kitaoji. In addition to Kanoa Igarashi, who won the surfing silver at the Tokyo Olympics, and Amuro Tsuzuki, who won the bronze medal, Akiyo Noguchi of sports climbing, Hifumi Abe of judo & medalist of poetry brothers and sisters also participated. Yuto Horigome of the skateboard commented on the video.

Photo: THE SURF NEWS / Kenji Iida

Kanoa Igarashi, who won the silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics, commented, “I’m glad to receive such an award not only in surfing in the sea but also in the fashion world outside the sea.”

He also said, “This year is a year I will never forget. It was not only my first time to play the Olympics, but also my first time to surf. I felt tremendous pressure this year, but I learned a lot and got good results, so Japan I would be happy if I could convey my happy feelings to everyone in Japan. “

Kanoa Igarashi, the second award winner following 2019 Photo: THE SURF NEWS / Kenji Iida
Introducing a stylish black suit Photo: THE SURF NEWS / Kenji Iida

Amuro Tsuzuki, who won the silver medal at the Olympics, said, “I’m frankly happy. I felt like a princess with such a nice dress and make-up. I’m glad I’ve been doing my best.” He smiled and talked about the joy of receiving the award.

When asked about his hero in connection with this year’s award theme, he said, “My hero is my mother. A supporter who is always with me overseas and watching over me all the time. I think, so I’m a brave man. “

Amuro Tsuzuki, who spent a year of leaps and bounds Photo: THE SURF NEWS / Kenji Iida
Amuro Tsuzuki is in a good mood wrapped in a gorgeous dress that says “like a princess” Photo: THE SURF NEWS / Kenji Iida

Masafumi Suzuki, Editor-in-Chief of “GQ JAPAN”, explained the reason for the award of the six Hero Olympians, “There are times when everyone’s life is the most beautiful. Here are the most beautiful people now. It is also thanks to sports. Yes, including what they have done and their spirituality. I would like to give Men of the Year to their beauty. “

Hifumi Abe, who won the 66kg gold medal for judo men at the Tokyo Olympics Photo: THE SURF NEWS / Kenji Iida
Uta Abe, who won the Judo Women’s 52kg Gold Medal at the Tokyo Olympics Photo: THE SURF NEWS / Kenji Iida
Akiyo Noguchi of sports climbing who announced that he will retire from active duty at the Tokyo Olympics. He won a bronze medal and graced the endless beauty. Photo: THE SURF NEWS / Kenji Iida
Kasumi Arimura, who starred in the blockbuster movie “I Fell in Love Like a Bouquet” this year Photo: THE SURF NEWS / Kenji Iida
Kinya Kitaoji, who played the role of navigator Ieyasu Tokugawa in the NHK Taiga drama “Reach Beyond the Blue Sky” Photo: THE SURF NEWS / Kenji Iida

Kanoa Igarashi and Amuro Tsuzuki who appeared in gorgeous costumes different from the usual wet suits. The two will head to Hawaii from tomorrow to participate in the final CS race. We are planning to introduce an independent interview with two people who have spent a leap year, including their success at the Tokyo Olympics, so please look forward to it.

GQ MEN OF THE YEAR 2021

Pop Icon Award
TOMORROW X TOGETHER

Best Actress Award
Kasumi Arimura

Best Comedian Award
Yuriyan Retriever

Breakthrough Actor Award
Takumi Kitamura

Inspiration Award
Jun Shison

Breakthrough Artist Award
LEX

Best Rap Artist Award
JP THE WAVY

Best Actor Award
Koji Yakusho

Best Comedy Duo Award
Magic lovely

Legend Award
Kinya Kitaoji

Hero Olympian Award
Kanoa Igarashi, Amuro Tsuzuki, Yuto Horigome, Akiyo Noguchi, Hifumi Abe, Uta Abe

GQ MEN OF THE YEAR 2021 Official Website:https://www.gqjapan.jp/moty/2021/

(THE SURF NEWS editorial department)

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