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AllWaves technology Belgium wave pool

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Belgian wave pool makes international debut

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Belgian wavemakers AllWaves introduced its innovative system this month through a demonstration featuring international surfers. The patented technology enables surfing on an artificial lake, offering surfing to a variety of abilities. AllWaves announced that the system is now available for purchase by surf park developers globally. "The rising popularity of surfing, particularly during the global pandemic and its inclusion in

Belgian wavemakers AllWaves introduced its innovative system this month through a demonstration featuring international surfers. The patented technology enables surfing ...Continue ›


michi mohr of o2 surftown muc

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How this big wave surfer will transform Bavarian surfing through o2 SURFTOWN MUC

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I'm currently at the construction site at o2 SURFTOWN MUC with Michi Mohr. He's a big guy, with thick hands and a friendly smile - warm, genuine, and a bit goofy. We're walking around the site while the wave pool maker Endless Surf runs a bunch of tests. Michi takes a moment to pick up an empty box for recycling,

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From Mad Max to Mad Relax: The Surf Lakes Capricorn Coast redesign

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Surf Lakes Capricorn Coast Pty Ltd unveiled new designs for their approved surf resort. Collaborating with sports innovation agency Kinlab and architectural firm NBRS, Surf Lakes Capricorn Coast has developed an immersive surf retreat aimed at providing surfers with optimal conditions and guests with a relaxing environment.  The centerpiece of the development will be a commercially upgraded Surf Lake featuring

Surf Lakes Capricorn Coast Pty Ltd unveiled new designs for their approved surf resort. Collaborating with sports innovation agency Kinlab ...Continue ›


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Sydney’s first ever surf park, URBNSURF, officially opens to the public

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URBNSURF Sydney, the latest surf park development by the URBNSURF group, has officially opened its doors in the Sydney Olympic Park Precinct. Spanning a vast 3.6-hectare site, the park boasts a lagoon comparable in size to the Sydney cricket ground and is designed to accommodate over 1,000 daily visitors, operating seven days a week. URBNSURF Sydney said they aim to

URBNSURF Sydney, the latest surf park development by the URBNSURF group, has officially opened its doors in the Sydney Olympic ...Continue ›


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Sydney surf park marks fourth venue using Flowstate video capture system

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Surfers can now get their surf sessions filmed, edited, grouped and delivered in minutes after their session at URBNSURF Sydney.  With a successful year of Flowstate operations at URBNSURF Melbourne's Wavegarden Cove pool, the Flowstate team were able to install cameras and turn the solution on with little requirement for optimisation.  "It's a testament to the team and the technology we've created

Surfers can now get their surf sessions filmed, edited, grouped and delivered in minutes after their session at URBNSURF Sydney.  With ...Continue ›


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Stab High returns to wave pool format

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Our friends at Stab are re-igniting the wave pool version of Stab High - the air-only surf contest. After the initial two live events at the Waco Surf, Texas in 2018 and 2019, the competition shifted to an episodic series in the ocean, with contests in the Mentawai Islands in 2020, Central America in 2021, and Lakey Peak in 2022.

Our friends at Stab are re-igniting the wave pool version of Stab High - the air-only surf contest. After the ...Continue ›


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Adelaide project receives city approval, officially launches

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A local council in Adelaide, South Australia has green-lighted The Break Surf & Stay, a wave pool project that will feature Endless Surf technology and several amenities. The development will include a surf park, accommodation, hospitality, recreation, and wellness offerings and be the first of its kind on the South Australian coast. Plans for ‘The Break Surf & Stay’ were

A local council in Adelaide, South Australia has green-lighted The Break Surf & Stay, a wave pool project that will ...Continue ›


Edwin van Viegen

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So how does one build a wave pool in a canal in the center of Europe’s busiest shipping city?

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Edwin van Viegen is leading a wave pool development in the center of Europe's busiest port city, Rotterdam. He has been working on this project for several years and experienced the usual surf park ups and downs. But this wave pool, Rif010 (pronounced riff-ten) has the unbridled support of major city planners and various local government agencies - a major

Edwin van Viegen is leading a wave pool development in the center of Europe's busiest port city, Rotterdam. He has ...Continue ›


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Flowstate launches upgrades for wave pool operators

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Flowstate has released its Administration Portal for Wavepool Operators. The product launch enables operators to manage their Flowstate Zone of content, promotions, privacy and security settings and data through a new user interface.  Wavepool operators are set to benefit from enhanced features that streamline content access, promotional programming, and user management. The new capabilities include a Data & Analytics Dashboard,

Flowstate has released its Administration Portal for Wavepool Operators. The product launch enables operators to manage their Flowstate Zone of ...Continue ›


kelly slater is a business man

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The wave pool world’s favorite surfer/wave maker Kelly Slater consolidates brands

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A new holding company will house three powerhouse surf brands with extensive influence in the wave pool market. Firewire Surfboards, Slater Designs and Outerknown will now work under one company. According to a news announcement the move was made to leverage resources and stay competitive in the rapidly changing surf industry. The new holding company will oversee apparel, hardgoods and accessories distributed around the globe.

A new holding company will house three powerhouse surf brands with extensive influence in the wave pool market. Firewire Surfboards, Slater Designs and Outerknown will ...Continue ›


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Waco Surf uses customer feedback to evolve, expand the facility

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To stay in the game surf parks need to keep on top of consumer demands. Most industries have a decade or more of trial and error to fall back on. Not surf parks. So what to do? Sometimes it's as simple as asking your customers what they want. Recently, Waco Surf announced upgrades to their accommodations, including new hotel rooms

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Kanoa Igarashi officially invests in Portugal wave pool

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Surfers Cove has announced its newest investor in Surf Parque Óbidos - Kanoa Igarashi. In a statement, developers said that Kanoa's involvement will bring the surf park the prestige of a globally recognized and decorated surfer. Igarashi currently holds the seventh position on the WSL CT and resides in Ericeira, Portugal near the planned pool. "I spend a lot of

Surfers Cove has announced its newest investor in Surf Parque Óbidos - Kanoa Igarashi. In a statement, developers said that ...Continue ›


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Architects rejoice with Surfland Brazil drone clip

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When architects design an office building they know that future occupants will view the space through the lens of a regular working day. Basically, the office just has one main use – putting in a workday. But how do you design a space that suits a wide spectrum of users: families on vacation; surf travelers; spa-goers and a business community

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Watch: How to keep customers on site at a wave pool

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James Miles of URBNSURF and Mark (Skip) Taylor of Surf Park Management address what it is that keeps customers on site - from surf settings to family amenities to return discounts and even those little things like hairdryers and towels. Both Skip and James have real-world experience from two very different establishments. What works for Skip in Hawaii might not

James Miles of URBNSURF and Mark (Skip) Taylor of Surf Park Management address what it is that keeps customers on ...Continue ›


Firewire Boss Up surfboard

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Firewire and Kelly Slater launch performance mid-length

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Slater Designs, in collaboration with Firewire Surfboards, has introduced the BOSS UP, a new performance midlength surfboard model created by 11-time World Champion Kelly Slater and surfboard designer Dan Mann. The BOSS UP, an evolution of the popular S BOSS model, is designed for a variety of conditions and aims to provide surfers with a versatile option for cruising, catching

Slater Designs, in collaboration with Firewire Surfboards, has introduced the BOSS UP, a new performance midlength surfboard model created by ...Continue ›


night surfing in a wave pool

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The Wave adds outdoor lighting to get the most use of the wave pool

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Catching waves after dark will soon become a reality for Bristol’s surfers, as work starts this week on new outdoor lighting at The Wave. The wave pool received planning permission last year to install directional lights over the surfing lake, which will facilitate evening sessions. The construction work is expected to be completed by the end of June. The installation

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World sighs, slouches in chair with sudden Palm Springs Surf Club wave pool closure announcement

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In a surprise announcement, Palm Springs Surf Club has shut its wave pool for unknown reasons. The desert wave pool was shut down on January 12 this year for unexpected work and only reopened a week ago this April. For the wave pool industry the announcement elicited a collective moan of despair. All surf park operators have experienced problems. Some

In a surprise announcement, Palm Springs Surf Club has shut its wave pool for unknown reasons. The desert wave pool ...Continue ›


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Lakeside Surf in Washington dives into more wave pool competition

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Lakeside Surf, aiming to establish itself as a global riversurf hub, has announced the addition of a new event to its annual calendar. The first-ever Battle of the Butte competition is scheduled for June 28 and 29 and is open to surfers of all levels. The event will feature male and female categories across four divisions, offering participants the opportunity

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surf park pre-operation design considerations

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Learn about pre-operational design considerations for wave pools

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How to make the wave pool dream come true? We just assume the architect designs the wave pool, the contractors build it and then the paying public comes flooding in. Done. Dream accomplished. But after you’ve nailed the technology, settings, pricing, etc, suppose that it takes up to 5 minutes for your restaurant staff to get entrees from the kitchen

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Reef Heazlewood Sydney

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Television: Reef Heazlewood doing some of the best wave pool airs, like, ever

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URBNSURF Sydney is the second Wavegarden Cove surf park in Australia and the eighth in the world. To celebrate, the company aired a clip of Reef Heazlewood enjoying the new wave playground. Reef runs us through a series of airs and barrels and, well, generally puts on a Shred Show of wave pool surfing. The surf park development required an

URBNSURF Sydney is the second Wavegarden Cove surf park in Australia and the eighth in the world. To celebrate, the ...Continue ›


Sydney Wave pool URBNSURF

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Sydney wave pool launches, URBNSURF delights in their second venue

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Sydney's first wave pool, URBNSURF Sydney, announced the official opening date during a grand "First Waves" media event featuring professional surfers such as Owen Wright and Milla Brown, along with industry leaders and representatives from Surfing NSW, AppleJack, and RipCurl. The surf park will open its doors to the public on May 13, 2024. This is a huge deal for

Sydney's first wave pool, URBNSURF Sydney, announced the official opening date during a grand "First Waves" media event featuring professional ...Continue ›


desert water use art

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These water use comparisons will help close the public perception gap in surf park resource allocation

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The annual water use in the Coachella Valley is staggering when compared to various recreational facilities. The water use of all golf courses in the area could support 11,000 Palm Springs Surf Clubs, 2,161 Endless Surf 34s, 1,967 Wavegarden Coves, or 853 Coral Mountain KSWaveCo Lagoons. On average, one golf course in the Coachella Valley consumes the same amount of

The annual water use in the Coachella Valley is staggering when compared to various recreational facilities. The water use of ...Continue ›


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Melbourne’s surf coach on why you need 35 different coaching products at a wave pool

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Australia is head and shoulders above many countries when it comes to organizing and promoting sport. Each state has its own full-time surfing institution to run contests, safety courses and coaching programs. To many, Australia is a lesson in what to do to succeed in sport. So it makes sense that the country's first public surf park would draw on

Australia is head and shoulders above many countries when it comes to organizing and promoting sport. Each state has its ...Continue ›


URBNSURF CEO Jennifer Vandekreeke

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URBNSURF names Jennifer Vandekreeke as new CEO

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URBNSURF has appointed Jennifer Vandekreeke as Chief Executive Officer to lead the business as it becomes the sole owner, developer, and operator of two surf parks worldwide. With a background in the travel and leisure industry, Vandekreeke has experience in growing companies by enhancing customer experiences. She is known for her work with Carnival Cruise Line in Australia and has

URBNSURF has appointed Jennifer Vandekreeke as Chief Executive Officer to lead the business as it becomes the sole owner, developer, ...Continue ›


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Scottish wave pool to use plant-based wetsuit fleet

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Lost Shore has acquired 700 Yulex wetsuits in various sizes for its guests, marking the largest plant-based wetsuit fleet globally of any surf park. The wave pool at Lost Shore, set to open near Edinburgh in September, expects over 160,000 surfers annually to utilize the eco-friendly product. The resort's team collaborated with Edinburgh Napier University for their Surf Lab initiative,

Lost Shore has acquired 700 Yulex wetsuits in various sizes for its guests, marking the largest plant-based wetsuit fleet globally ...Continue ›


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