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nico von lerchenfeld wall ride at Surf Snowdonia

 |  News, Television

New tricks in a wave pool: wall ride at Surf Snowdonia

News, Television

Watch as Wavegarden’s original Lagoon technology becomes a skatepark of sorts as professional wakeboarder Nico von Lerchenfeld grabs a cable and gets towed through the pond to land some new tricks in a wave pool. In this case, it's the world's first wall ride. The German virtuoso ollies a wave from out the back and slides off the main wall

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Matt Warshaw

 |  Interviews, News, Tips n Trips

Matt Warshaw on how to surf Kelly’s wave pool

Interviews, News, Tips n Trips

Matt Warshaw is the author of the Encyclopedia Of Surfing (follow this link because we like Matt and he’s done a lot for the sport) and had the chance to surf Kelly’s wave pool during a “media day” put on by the WSL and the Surf Ranch. The only catch was that the “media day” required the media not to

Matt Warshaw is the author of the Encyclopedia Of Surfing (follow this link because we like Matt and he’s done ...Continue ›


Jo Dennison at Surf Snowdonia

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Meet Surf Snowdonia resident pro Jo Dennison

Interviews, News

When Surf Snowdonia openend up the first public wave pool with Wavegarden technology, Welsh champion Jo Dennison took the position as resident pro. Technically “Water Operations Manager” (but doesn’t ‘resident pro’ sound cooler?) it means she overseas everything that goes down in the Surf Snowdonia pool from surf instructor break times and live-saving diligence to ejecting kids for peeing. She’s

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water beading off of board shorts material

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What makes a good board short? Important facts

News, Tips n Trips

8 things that make a great pair of board shorts, and why you shouldn't wear underwear under your boardies Compare the heavy, thick-seamed, slow-dry high-cut board shorts of the ‘70s and ‘80s with today’s high-tech offerings and you can see just how far boardies have evolved. Companies like Hurley, Billabong and O’Neill make great board shorts. Their top-shelf offerings mirror

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Surfrider Foundation International Surfing Day 2018

 |  News

International Surfing Day means hit the pool, watch your plastics

News

On Saturday, June 16, 2018, the Surfrider Foundation and international affiliates will host events around the globe in celebration of the 14th International Surfing Day. The day is designed to raise awareness about the environmental threats facing the world's oceans. This year much of the ISD targets plastic in the ocean. “The Surfrider Foundation network of volunteers both around the

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Air drop by brett barley

 |  News, Television

Wavepool TV: Whacking not wanking in Waco

News, Television

The crew from Superbrand lit up the newly minted pool in Waco this week and dropped a quick edit. Notably missing is Clay Marzo (still in OZ), but one has to wonder what a Clay session would look like deep in the heart of Texas. [video width="780" height="500" mp4="http://wavepoolmag.com/live/wp-content/uploads/Wacko-In-Waco.mp4"][/video]

The crew from Superbrand lit up the newly minted pool in Waco this week and dropped a quick edit. Notably ...Continue ›


Artist mock up for the NLand Surf Park design

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How to surf NLand’s wave pool with veteran journalist Scott Bass

News, Tips n Trips

From tacos to takeoffs, Scott Bass explains how to surf the NLand wave pool and get the most out of America's first core wavepool,  in Austin Texas When I see a wave, I’m drawn to it. I mind surf it. I wonder about it. I want to ride it, and I imagine riding it. It doesn’t matter where I see

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Carissa Moore at the Founder's Cup of Surfing contest

 |  News

WSL wave pool contest shocks the world (for good and bad)

News

The much-hyped Founder’s Cup, the largest wave pool contest to date, reeled off to a global audience this weekend at the WSL Surf Ranch amid much speculation, anticipation and scrutiny. The world wondered what the globe’s first major wave pool contest would be like. They found out. They formed opinions. They posted comments. But more on that later. First the

The much-hyped Founder’s Cup, the largest wave pool contest to date, reeled off to a global audience this weekend at ...Continue ›


Waco wave pool

 |  News

Waco wave pool debuts with fun, peaky ramps

News

Remember when Kelly Slater dropped the first-ever clip of his wavepool a mere few hours after Adriano De Souza claimed the world title effectively cutting the spotlight on the Brazilian’s grand moment? Well, karma can pay heavy and the introduction of the Waco wave pool hit hard. In the middle of the inaugural Founder’s Cup of Surfing event held at

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Kelly Slater talks about in stadium surfing

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In stadium surfing: Kelly Slater talks to CNBC

Interviews, News, Television

Kelly Slater sat down with CNBC’s Josh Lipton to talk about in stadium surfing. Kelly boasts about the Kelly Slater Surf Ranch tech over other pools popping up globally. "The real difference between us and other wave pools that have existed," said the 11-time world champ. “is that our goal was to go and create a wave that was like

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Josema Odriozola on the Bristol wave pool projec

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Long-delayed Bristol wave pool project commits to The Cove

News

Wavegarden Cove projects are the new Model T and Josema Odriozola, Wavegarden’s Founder and CEO, is the new Henry Ford - only instead of cars, he's building surf-able pools for the public. As Urbansurf plans on Cove models in West Australia, Melbourne and Sydney (with work commencing in Melbourne as we speak) the belated-but-much-loved Bristol wave pool project known simply

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wave pool night surfing at the wavegarden facility

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Wave pool night surfing is a thing thanks to Wavegarden

News

Thanks to the brilliant minds at Wavegarden, wave pool night surfing is now a thing. Wavegarden recently conducted a series of tests at their headquarters in Northern Spain. The tests are to check how its technology can improve different aspects of the surfing experience. The first of such tests focused on wave pool night surfing, using a state-of-the-art lighting system.

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