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Jason szeleky at waco texas

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Off-the-cuff-airs: Jacob Szekely lights up Waco

News, Television

There’s a wonderful reckless abandon to Jason Szekely’s airs, like he didn’t decide what move he was gonna do until mid-flight. It looks sometimes haphazard, but then, he pulls it. We became fans after watching the evolution of his judo airs at the Waco wave pool, a maneuver that somehow evolved into something completely different mid-ride. By the end of

There’s a wonderful reckless abandon to Jason Szekely’s airs, like he didn’t decide what move he was gonna do until ...Continue ›


Olympic surfing: Nikki van Dijk wavegarden cove

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Surfing to stay salted for the Paris 2024 Olympics

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Surfing will make its debut at the Tokyo Olympics next year with the ocean as the playing field. Despite efforts to build a Kelly Slater wave pool in time for Tokyo, the decision remained to keep Olympic surfing salted. Now surfing in the 2024 Paris Olympics, which many hoped would be a pool competition, will also take place in the

Surfing will make its debut at the Tokyo Olympics next year with the ocean as the playing field. Despite efforts ...Continue ›


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How much does it cost to own two weeks a year at a Cove?

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Surfland Brasil, an innovative neo-timeshare project in Garopaba, announced they will feature a Wavegarden Cove wave pool as their centerpiece. Sandwiched between Florianopolis and Imbituba, the development will feature a skatepark designed by Pedro Barros, swimming pools, tennis courts, beach tennis, surf museum, restaurants, jogging track, gym, yoga, meditation space and spa. The facility comes on the heels of the Fazenda

Surfland Brasil, an innovative neo-timeshare project in Garopaba, announced they will feature a Wavegarden Cove wave pool as their centerpiece. ...Continue ›


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Several ambitious wave pool projects emerge in the American South

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Texas has two for surfing and even Dollywood, that wonderfully camp Appalachian theme park has a wave pool. Maybe the South’s unique blend of hospitality and make-it-happen moxie is the perfect recipe to get a wave pool done. Enter GroundSwell, an ambitious multi-city plan that will feature mix use facilities centered around surfing. Locations underway include Charlotte North Carolina, Rock

Texas has two for surfing and even Dollywood, that wonderfully camp Appalachian theme park has a wave pool. Maybe the ...Continue ›


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Oceanside mayor confirms wave pool location

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From a massive drive-in movie complex to a community space to huck your wares and finds, a prime piece of Oceanside real estate is being courted as California’s next wave pool site. The patch of concrete and scrub is the former space of a popular swap meet. The area around it is a mix of luxury homes, malls and big-name

From a massive drive-in movie complex to a community space to huck your wares and finds, a prime piece of ...Continue ›


palm springs wave pool

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Palm Springs Surf Club moves closer to launch

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The masterminds behind transforming an old waterpark into the “Palm Springs Surf Club” divulged further details about the wave pool plan this week. The project at the Wet N Wild waterpark will feature a wave pool etched out by Cheyne Magnussen, BSR Surf Ranch’s former director. The financial motor behind the new desert surf project is SoCal’s Pono Partners, LLC

The masterminds behind transforming an old waterpark into the “Palm Springs Surf Club” divulged further details about the wave pool ...Continue ›


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Be Kind Rewind: The lost clip from Jack Freestone and Chippa’s desert quest

News, Television

Dion Agius stunned the digital surf sphere when he debuted his Electric Blue Heaven clip in 2012. For the first time, the world saw the potential in wave pools for doing big, tweaked airs. Not to be outdone, fellow Australians Chippa Wilson and Jack Freestone forayed to the very same wave pool in Dubai shortly after. In their edit, the

Dion Agius stunned the digital surf sphere when he debuted his Electric Blue Heaven clip in 2012. For the first ...Continue ›


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Inland resort in Brazil launches ambitious Cove project

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Fazenda da Grama Brazil will host South America’s first Wavegarden Cove. The ambitious real estate project by KSM developers is located 2.5 hours inland from the Atlantic Ocean and includes an artificial beach. Dubbed Praia de Grama, the real estate project will come complete with condos, restaurants, spas and more. But the centerpiece will be a state of the art

Fazenda da Grama Brazil will host South America’s first Wavegarden Cove. The ambitious real estate project by KSM developers is ...Continue ›


surf in lemoore

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BSR, Kelly’s and Big Surf tour with YouTuber Ben Gravy

News, Television

We live in wonderful times. It’s a time when YouTubers can earn six figures dolling out makeup tips. It’s a time when a grown man in his parents’ basement makes bank for detailing his video game exploits. It’s a time when one of surfing’s favorite YouTubers Ben Gravy earns advertising coin to go surf wave pools. What does he do

We live in wonderful times. It’s a time when YouTubers can earn six figures dolling out makeup tips. It’s a ...Continue ›


jackson dorian screengrab

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Clip Candy: Shane Dorian and son Jackson’s wave pool tour

Latest, Television

It seems an odd swap, the lava and deep blue of Hawaii for the cattle-lot and roadside expanse of inland America. But Shane Dorian and son Jackson have ditched Island salt for wave pool fresh recently. Lured from their home by the Mainland’s best, the Dorians recently scored both Kelly’s and Waco. In a series of YouTube posts last year

It seems an odd swap, the lava and deep blue of Hawaii for the cattle-lot and roadside expanse of inland ...Continue ›


Turtle Island wave pool development

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The world’s largest wave pool breaks ground in South Korea

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Under the bright spring sun, Wavegarden brass and Siheung City dignitaries broke ground at the site of the new Cove facility in South Korea. The ceremony signalled the commencement of civil work on the wave pool which, upon completion, will be the largest man-made wavepark in the world. Plans for the new Siheung Surf Park include nearly one kilometre of

Under the bright spring sun, Wavegarden brass and Siheung City dignitaries broke ground at the site of the new Cove ...Continue ›


The proposed wave pool design in Cairns

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Architecture firm spills the beans on Cairns wave pool

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Tropical Australia a natural choice for human-made barrels An Australian architecture firm released designs for a wave pool in Cairns Australia recently. CA Architects says their design will appeal to the large number of tourists who choose Cairns as a resort destination. Tropical Australia seems a natural choice for a wave pool. Weather averages remain steady between 80 and 90

Tropical Australia a natural choice for human-made barrels An Australian architecture firm released designs for a wave pool in Cairns ...Continue ›


Sierra and Josh Kerr (Credit Wavegarden and Pacotwo)

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Television: Can’t wait for Melbourne

News, Television

Video homage to patience and Urbnsurf's full-size Wavegarden Cove… Once upon a time there were posters of kittens suspended by their front paws with the words “hang in there baby.” There were several varieties and knock-offs but all were ubiquitous to school offices in the 1980s. Wave pool enthusiasts are counting the days until Urbnsurf Melbourne is finished and the

Video homage to patience and Urbnsurf's full-size Wavegarden Cove… Once upon a time there were posters of kittens suspended by ...Continue ›


Melbourne Cove wave pool

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Can Filipe and a total newbie surf the same wave? ‘Yes’ says Urbnsurf

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CEO Andrew Ross walks us through just how, exactly, the new Melbourne wave pool will provide surf for several ability levels. Earlier this year Urbnsurf announced they plan to complete, test and open the doors to their Melbourne wave pool around Easter. And while there have been heaps of questions flung through the social media sphere regarding pricing and access,

CEO Andrew Ross walks us through just how, exactly, the new Melbourne wave pool will provide surf for several ability ...Continue ›


John John Florence at the Kelly Slater Wave Company

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John John Florence does physical therapy at Kelly’s wave pool

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World sees the value of wave pools for rehabilitation as John John Florence and coach Ross Williams perfect post-injury technique. Last year John John severely injured his knee, cutting short his bid for a third world title. Almost a full year of webcasts without JJF was difficult for surf fans. His approach to waves is joyful, something often lacking in

World sees the value of wave pools for rehabilitation as John John Florence and coach Ross Williams perfect post-injury technique. ...Continue ›