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Foiled! A closer look at the techs that kicked off wavepools 2.0

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How do wave pools with foils work? Plows, foils, sleds - there are many names for this type of wave generation device which works by pulling a piece of metal, resembling a ship’s bow, along a track to create a wave. Some devices use a locomotive-type engine to push the plow, while others use cables to pull it along. Fun

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Three tales of wave pool woe and perseverance in COVID times

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International travel is down but staycations are up - how wave pools are navigating the business end during the ebbs and flows of an international pandemic. We spoke to surf park operators on three separate continents to find out how COVID is affecting their surf park business Regardless of your location on this blue planet, or your political/scientific beliefs, the

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best wave pool surfboard

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Surfboards for wave pools: What works and what doesn’t

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The best surfboard for a wave pool will be made with lighter, stronger materials and tend to be shorter in length with more rocker, as well as curve in the template. A touch more foam for all that paddling is a good option as well. Below are guidelines from some of the best shapers in the world. The best surfboards

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The Big List: prices, times, notes for all the world’s wave pools

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How many surf-able wave pools are there in the world? As of today, there are 19 wave pools in the world open and semi-open to the public with dedicated surfing hours - Hint: to find a wave pool opening near you soon, check the WavePoolMag Surf Planner. In this guide, we list hours, prices and features of the world's surfable

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how do standing wave pools work?

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The Big List: 6 Rapid Wave Pool Technologies and How They Work

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What is a standing wave? Also known as a stationary wave or rapid wave, in surfing terms it is a wave with moving, surf-able water that contains the characteristics of a river rapid wave. Standing wave pools are human made stationary waves designed to produce a wide variety of rapid waves. How do these waves differ from the surf in

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