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No energy required: Meet the rapid wave pool without a motor

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One could consider Germany the birthplace of river surfing at natural spots like Floßlände and Eisbach in Munich. From Bavaria it spread into the rivers of Austria and Switzerland and across the pond to the US. Today there are commercial artificial rapid pools popping up everywhere in the world which is great. However, there’s obviously the issue with sustainability through

One could consider Germany the birthplace of river surfing at natural spots like Floßlände and Eisbach in Munich. From Bavaria ...Continue ›


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Janina Zeitler and Lennard Weinhold claim Rapid Surf League Puresurfcamps Munich Pro titles

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 With rapid pools being built all over the world, the sporting side of things is getting more and more interesting and professional. Since its inception in 2018, the Rapid Surf League, the first professional surf league on rapids has now successfully organized 7 RSL Pro events, a Pro / Am event and various smaller grassroots events at locations across Europe.

 With rapid pools being built all over the world, the sporting side of things is getting more and more interesting ...Continue ›


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Leon Glatzer feels at home from Waco to Munchen to Pavones

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Leon Glatzer calls a lot of places home, Hawaii, Germany, Costa Rica and a few spots in between. Like Forest Gump, he’s comfortable wherever he goes. And Leon’s surfing reflects this. He can take the same aerial twist and apply it to different environments, from the roping walls of Pavones to the quick ramps of Waco and onto the jet

Leon Glatzer calls a lot of places home, Hawaii, Germany, Costa Rica and a few spots in between. Like Forest ...Continue ›


artist mock up of munic surf scene

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How Surftown Munich will transform the German surf space

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I have been following wave pool projects in Germany since Wavegarden came out with their first-ever video, which was filmed at their testing facility in the Basque Country roughly 10 years ago. The hype was real and considering that Germany only has a small stretch of coastline and waves are rare, for me, Germany was destined to get a pool

I have been following wave pool projects in Germany since Wavegarden came out with their first-ever video, which was filmed ...Continue ›


the first-ever photo taken of a surfer riding a rapid in Munich

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Surfing’s Rapid Transformation: Guide to rapid wave pool and river wave evolution in Europe

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What the North Shore is to surfing, Bavaria is to rapid wave surfing. To understand the state of rapid, river and stationary wave surfing (three terms that loosely describe the same thing) we need to understand the sport's roots. Wave pool surfing is easy. Developers do their best to transport the ocean-experience into a tank with human-made waves. For wave

What the North Shore is to surfing, Bavaria is to rapid wave surfing. To understand the state of rapid, river ...Continue ›