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ripzinger
DOB: 05/21/74
HOMETOWN: Tokyo, Japan
PASSION: Photography, Skateboarding and Snowboarding
BOOKS: West Americanized Tour and New York City
SOCIAL MEDIA:  Twitter  Instagram  Facebook


Rip Zinger is a multi-dimensional photographer who specializes in shooting movement. Whether it’s skateboarding, snowboarding or a car whizzing by, Rip knows how to capture an amazing image while the subject is in motion. His legal name is Tomonori Tanka and he is originally from Japan, but travels around the world for work. He has already published two photo books and collaborated with street wear brands like Stussy. His passion for coconut water came from the influence of legendary snowboard Terje Haakonsen, and Rip now happily leads the Waiola Life alongside his friend and photo subject.