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oceankamp wave pool in oceanside

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Oceanside city council green lights surf lagoon (finally)

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Editor's Note:The land around Ocean Kamp is undergoing construction as we speak. We get a handful of reports from neighbors and surfers in the area. Most often the report is something like: "lots of dirt moving equipment, but no wave pool yet." We get hit up regularly with requests, "any updates on the O-Side pool?" Well now, after a year

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EpicSurf business features how to run a surf park

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Business: EpicSurf on building an economically-sustainable surf park

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Wave pools are, without question, capital-intense ventures with highly variable revenue models and returns. At some, like Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch, the wave is the main attraction, with just minimal infrastructure around it. The people that come to its location in Lemoore, California—an agricultural town about four hours from the state’s two biggest cities—are often professional surfers or deep-pocketed enthusiasts.

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The long wave pool history of EpicSurf creators ADG

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When landlocked surfer Rick Kane wins a wave pool contest in the 1987 movie, North Shore, his trajectory is as improbable as his inland surf skills. On the podium after his win, he tells the crowd he’s going to the North Shore of Hawaii to ride ocean waves, become a pro surfer and make his dreams come true.  Of course,

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Firsthand encounter with ADG’s surf-specific rapid wave EpicSurf

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Cohoes, New York – just north of Albany, the state capital – seems like an unlikely place to find a new wave pool technology. A former mill town on what was originally Iroquois land, it’s known for its massive waterfall and colonial days as a hub of textile manufacturing. A quick drive through town reveals a mix of one-family homes

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The South American connection – how three companies are making surf

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Wave pool technology has long been a mostly American and European business, with a few behemoths leading the pack and a handful of smaller players.  Scottish-made Murphy’s Waves, for example, has put its technology in places from Dubai to Beijing. American Wave Machines Inc., meanwhile, has waves breaking from Texas to Japan, and has permits for locations in Florida and

Wave pool technology has long been a mostly American and European business, with a few behemoths leading the pack and ...Continue ›