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Palm Springs Surf Club party raw clip

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Surf omnivore Blair Conklin is quickly developing a close relationship with the Palm Springs Surf Club. The stylish regular-footer attended the wave pool's inaugural New Year's Eve bash and lucked into an invite to surf the tank. "With last-minute notice, Chance Gaul invited me to an expression session just as I ordered my first Paloma at the pool's newly opened

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groms in wave pool video contest

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Television: BL Blast Off Video Challenge sees heaps of wave pool entries

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The BL Blast Off Video Challenge, led by 1988 world surfing champion Barton Lynch, showcases a variety of submissions from its young participants, featuring footage from both wave pools and local saltwater breaks. In this edition of WavePoolMag TV, we've curated a selection of clips from the event for your viewing pleasure. At its essence, the competition is a four-week

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The wave bristol video review

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The Wave Bristol: A pioneering sustainable surf park in England

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Along with Melbourne, this years-in-the-making-surf-park built in a sheep paddock in Jolly Ol' England helped propel the world into modern-day wave pool euphoria. In just a few short years the park has evolved to become THE inclusive wave pool model and establish a blueprint for environmentally responsible venues everywhere. WavePoolMag first visited the Wave in 2020. A lot has changed

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7 Simple and Not-So-Simple Wave Pool Hacks on Video

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Didn’t make the investor or guest list for Surf Lakes or Wavegarden? Not on the CT or invited to Kelly’s Wave? Don’t worry. We live in an era where makers are celebrated and everything from hand-crafted whiskeys to crocheted shoe inserts are available on Etsy. Wouldn’t it be great to see surfers apply some of that ingenuity and elbow grease

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Tweaking waves in real time between Siheung-Si and Spain

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Industry heavy hitters Aventuur saw their team Ace Buchan, Conner Coffin and Glenn Hall go to Korea to "develop and refine new competition wave settings for Korea’s first WSL Qualifying Series events." In a departure from dry company investment tripe, aventuur took a cue from surf brands and made an edit for YouTubeLand and other social media. The result is

Industry heavy hitters Aventuur saw their team Ace Buchan, Conner Coffin and Glenn Hall go to Korea to "develop and ...Continue ›


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48-hour wave pool trip: Skai Suitt goes from Hawaii to Waco and back again

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During WavePoolMag’s visit to Waco this year a few things struck us as odd about the clientele. First off, there was a large contingent of Hawaiians. Second, there was a large contingent of Hawaiian groms. To our point, surf dad Spencer Suitt reached out to us with footage of his 13-year-old-daughter Skai dropping in at Waco for the first time

During WavePoolMag’s visit to Waco this year a few things struck us as odd about the clientele. First off, there ...Continue ›


Kelly Slater wave pool Abu Dhabi

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Kelly tests out Abu Dhabi namesake

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The Kelly Slater wave pool project in Abu Dhabi is finished and the machine has begun rolling out long, peeling lefts and rights. First images of the new wave pool posted by Surf Abu Dhabi show a slick edit with voice over by the 11-time world champion. “I’ve surfed hundreds of incredible waves across the world and this wave in

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The bizarre attraction of watching 7 minutes of repeated air attempts

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Watch Leo Fioravanti practice airs at Alaia Bay for "7 Straight Minutes of Unadulterated Pro Surf Training." 'Yawn' you say to this title? No interest? Leo posted the clip with the more exciting verbage of “My First Backflip On A Perfect Artificial Air Wave” because, well, it’s the internet and big, bold titles scratch the algorithm. Either title you chose

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waco surf guide

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2023 Guide to Waco Surf

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The first accessible wave pool in America, Waco Surf has a storied chapter in the history of surf tanks. At first, a bit of an anomaly it was an add on to a wakeboarding cable park. Today the pneumatic wave system pumps out surf for a core, dedicated Texas crew as well as visiting surfers from across the globe. Read this

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Skim it or surf it? Blair & crew explore Brazil’s latest

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One of the best surf vloggers out there isn't really a surfer. Blair Conklin's a world-champ skimboarder who happens to surf. And the cool thing with surf tanks is that the lines between both types of wave riding are blurred. Blair gets barreled and boosts big airs easily on both craft. And we love that. Surfing benefits from more craft

One of the best surf vloggers out there isn't really a surfer. Blair Conklin's a world-champ skimboarder who happens to ...Continue ›


Surf Stadium Japan is surprisingly easy and reasonable and makes a great surf trip destination. In this video we share some highlights for planning your trip.

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WPM Video Series: (Almost) All You Need To Know, Japan’s favorite wave pool

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Surf Stadium Japan is surprisingly easy, reasonable, and makes a great surf trip destination. In this video, we share some highlights for planning your trip and explore what Surf Stadium Japan has to offer. As a reminder, you can check out all of our wave pool guide videos on the WavePoolMag YouTube channel. The wave pool itself is a turnstile

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First Look: Drone gives complete view of new Boa Vista wave pool in Brazil

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The world has been fed a meager stream of clips this year of an incredibly long, pneumatic wave generating system out of Brazil. This week all of that changed as Boa Vista officially opened its doors to residents this week, so expect plenty of Instagram fodder and celebrity surfer sightings. It's on! Developed by JHSF, the wave pool sits at

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blair conklin ollie at wave pool

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Blair Conklin sessions Hawaiian wave pool

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Blair Conklin sits comfortably on our top list of surfers. He was one of the first to explore Waco on a skimboard and all manner of craft including a bodyboard and a foamie. In this clip he's feelin it and getting creative - he even launches an RC surfer at one point. The frothy regular foot from Southern California takes

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New Thermal Beach Club video shows wave pool

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The Thermal Beach Club by WhiteStar Development was approved by Riverside County, California, however, we’ve not heard any further announcements regarding the advancement of the project. Until this week. TBC Animation has launched a Vimeo on part of Martin Aquatic that showcases the development complete with pumping surf from Endless Surf technology. More on Thermal Beach Club: 150 miles from

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drone image for wavepoolmag TV logo

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Television: Three different takes on Waco by Mr. Coco

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Sometimes raw is better than slick. The SLAW TV outfit focuses on surf videos captured from land, air, and water. While the ocean is their main focus, founder John Cocozza is also behind some serious wave pool work. In this bit, we grabbed three gems from the Waco Surf files including sessions by the Seager Grit Company Surf Team, a

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pov tube at bristol

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Ice Breaker: POV tubes in Bristol

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This clip highlights a session by bodyboarder Aran Naismith who spent much of the session in the silky green tubes of The Wave Bristol. According to the clip from Inspired Bodyboarding it was the coldest day of 2023 so far with 4-degree water and an outside air temp of -5 degrees. The whole wave pool was frozen over at the

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Television: Eclectic crew come to Surf Stadium Japan

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Channel Islands recently toured Japan to promote their new movie and the CI Pro shortboard model. American team riders Parker Coffin, Tanner Gudauskas and Devon Howard joined Japanese surfers Mar, Kaito and Hide. “Over the past several decades, Channel Islands Surfboards and the Merrick family have held close ties with Japan and its passionate surf community,” said Britt Merrick. “In

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Fistful of Groms-In-Pools-Clips courtesy of former world champ turned Zeus look-alike

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Returning for its 17th year in 2022 the Barton Lynch Blast Off this year is a Video Challenge showcase for groms to get their clips out into the world, and receive coaching advice and prizes. Last year saw 500 video entries submitted from 22 countries with winners named across 10 categories. While ocean clips dominate the majority of entries, there's

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surf lakes dome

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Wave pool concept for other planets (or just any place really cold)

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Surf Lakes went full sci-fi this month, releasing a clip for their new dome design complete with suspended walkways, indoor greenery and animated humanoids. "The Surf Lakes Dome concept offers a solution to any climate, not to mention a developer's dream," said the company. "With the potential to transform communities through the act of wave riding, Surf Lakes Domes offer

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Chris Hemsworth at Surf Lakes wave pool

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Shooting Thor and Occy at the world’s most surreal wave pool

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Freelance photographer/videographer Elke Mai got the call up to shoot Chris Hemsworth and Mark Occhilupo during a recent demo day at Surf Lakes in Yeppoon. The wave at Surf Lakes is surreal enough, but mix in the likes of Thor (with family in tow), Occy's serendipitous ramblings and it's, well, there's a lot to unpack there. "It was cool to

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A Surf Lakes set framed as a tropical vacation postcard

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Ryan Callinan and Morgan Cibilic steep and deep in Yeppoon

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Surf Lakes has been busy lately pushing out more and more clips to bracket the wide range of surf park experiences. On one end we have a clean "everyday-user" lineup clip of a brilliant three-wave set and on the other end of the spectrum, slab barrels and a hyper flash edit of Morgan Cibilic and Ryan Callinan. Morgan became a

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The Wave is a fresh respite from the QS slog for Logan Nicol

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In this interview by Survival Stance, Welsh surfer Logan Nicol spends a day at The Wave and talks about the QS slog and what it takes to compete in less-than-ideal conditions. You got to love it. There are some boys who do it but aren’t keen on it and that’s not gonna work because it’s not easy,” says Nicol. “The

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Wave pools & tech boards a staple for up-and-coming UK grom Lukas Skinner

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Lukas Skinner is a 14-year-old up-and-coming talent who’s been fixed on Firewire’s Sci Fi 2.0 and Hydroshort in AWT construction. While the salted breaks around Cornwall are home, he and his dad, 11x European Longboard champion Ben Skinner, hit the wave pools of England as often as they can. In Lukas' latest clip he pushes Firewire’s AWT construction through the

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filipe toledo at urbnsurf

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Warming up for Bells Beach at Melbourne’s best, uh, left

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Part of being a pro is having to go out when the surf is small, blown out or big and blown out or just plain ugly. This is the big, unglamorous side of being paid to surf. Conditions most of us would ditch in favor of a warm cup of coffee is the stuff pros force themselves into on the

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After helping flood victims, The Mad Hueys go for a night surf

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The Mad Hueys crew were one of the first to boat aid to towns cut off from the rest of the world during Australia's worst-ever flooding. It was the kind of sober scene we’re growing accustomed to during increasing natural disasters. The brand’s social media channels briefly halted its usual fare of boating fails, surf slams and images of team

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