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Posts Tagged ‘Industry’

Ace Buchan joins Aventuur

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Ace Buchan named surf and sustainability director at Aventuur

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Aventuur announced this week that CT stalwart Adrian “Ace”’ Buchan has joined their growing team. Ace will fulfill the role of Director of Surf and Sustainability. Ace’s position will oversee the sustainability aspects of upcoming Aventuur projects and help ensure their wave parks are in line with surfing’s environmental ethos. Aventuure currently has projects in Perth, Queensland, Northern NSW, New

Aventuur announced this week that CT stalwart Adrian “Ace”’ Buchan has joined their growing team. Ace will fulfill the role ...Continue ›


Urbnsurf and SurfAid form official partnership

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Urbnsurf and SurfAid form official partnership

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Australia’s first surf park, Urbnsurf announced an exclusive partnership with surf non-profit SurfAid. The relationship allows Urbnsurf to support SurfAid’s mission to improve the health, wellbeing, and resilience of people in remote surf communities. To kick-off the collaboration, Urbnsurf will host the inaugural SurfAid Cup on March 25th of this year. Teams of six surfers will have the opportunity to

Australia’s first surf park, Urbnsurf announced an exclusive partnership with surf non-profit SurfAid. The relationship allows Urbnsurf to support SurfAid’s ...Continue ›


rupert partridge now at Aventuur

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Aventuur expands, signs on industry vet for key role

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Aventuur, the global surf park developer with projects in Perth, Queensland, Northern NSW, New Zealand, Singapore and Fiji announced the addition of Rupert Partridge as Chief Revenue Officer. The company’s announcement signals just how fast the surf park landscape is expanding. Partridge comes to Aventuur after five years at Urbnsurf Group where he wore many hats, leading that company’s commercial,

Aventuur, the global surf park developer with projects in Perth, Queensland, Northern NSW, New Zealand, Singapore and Fiji announced the ...Continue ›


The Wave Bristol

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The Wave and Wavegarden sign UK & Ireland deal

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The Wave announced an exclusive partnership agreement with Wavegarden to deliver six (possibly more) developments across the UK and Ireland. The surf park first opened in Bristol in 2019 and is currently working on a second site in London while also exploring the other potential sites. The six sites represent an investment of more than £200million ($275million US). The Wave says

The Wave announced an exclusive partnership agreement with Wavegarden to deliver six (possibly more) developments across the UK and Ireland. ...Continue ›


epic surf wave pool system

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ADG maps course on the heels of EpicSurf launch

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Legacy wave pool company Aquatic Development Group, or ADG, has its pneumatics in several wave pool systems across the world. You just might not recognize them. On the surf culture side, the opening scene from the classic The North Shore was filmed at Oasis in California at one of ADG’s pools. In our view, this totally cements the company name

Legacy wave pool company Aquatic Development Group, or ADG, has its pneumatics in several wave pool systems across the world. ...Continue ›


Baptiste Caulonque

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Industry: Baptiste Caulonque’s shred moxie and Endless Surf

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Baptiste Caulonque is a core surfer who slipped into the surf industry during the heyday of the Big Three. He helped anchor Rip Curl in Europe and navigate the trappings inherent in European business. Where in America the industry can be as simple as wholesale profit margins, the Euro game is like an extended chess match. Baptiste knows how to

Baptiste Caulonque is a core surfer who slipped into the surf industry during the heyday of the Big Three. He ...Continue ›


Baptiste Caulonque and Andrew Thatcher

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Industry Update: Endless Surf adds key positions

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Growing wave-making technology company adds surf park veteran Baptiste Caulonque as Chief Commercial Officer and Andrew Thatcher as new Vice President of Business Development... It has been almost a year since WhiteWater launched Endless Surf to the world, and what a year it has been. Despite going in and out of pandemic lockdowns, travel restrictions, and economic uncertainty in many

Growing wave-making technology company adds surf park veteran Baptiste Caulonque as Chief Commercial Officer and Andrew Thatcher as new Vice ...Continue ›


Ka'ana wave system rendering

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New Technology: Where stationary and traveling waves meet

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 Yes, we certainly live in crazy times. From Kelly’s human-made wave debut at the close of 2015 to a plunger in the Australian scrub kicking out a utopian (or dystopian depending on who you talk to) surf-future, we all share an amazing time where creativity is melding with engineering guts. To add to the craziness, we recently discovered a portable,

 Yes, we certainly live in crazy times. From Kelly’s human-made wave debut at the close of 2015 to a plunger ...Continue ›


Damon Tudor of Urbnsurf

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Master Class: Running a surf park with Urbnsurf CEO Damon Tudor

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Urbnsurf Melbourne has been open for a little more than one year. In that time the gates have been shut more often than open. By not pumping out waves to a happy public on the daily, their learning curve for building a thriving, profitable surf park has been incredibly steep. Hot on the heels of 2020, and with just six-months

Urbnsurf Melbourne has been open for a little more than one year. In that time the gates have been shut ...Continue ›


ADG WaveTek system

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OG wave pool maker celebrates 50th anniversary

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Most of the dialogue on WavePoolMag is geared toward next-generation surfing pools produced by Wavegarden, American Wave Machines, Kelly Slater Wave Co and friends. But the wave pool engine that planted the collective “what if?” seed in our surf brains has just turned 50. The WaveTek generation system by Aquatic Development Group is responsible for 450 wave pools worldwide and

Most of the dialogue on WavePoolMag is geared toward next-generation surfing pools produced by Wavegarden, American Wave Machines, Kelly Slater ...Continue ›


surfboard for wave pool

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Board design goes soft to counter hard hitting wave pools

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Soft boards will never surf the same way as your favourite high-performance shortboard. But one man is trying to change that. Wave pools are notoriously hard on surfboards. There is more concrete and metal at your local wave pool than at the beach. Consequently, your chances of encountering said material with our precious board are increased. Factor in a hurried

Soft boards will never surf the same way as your favourite high-performance shortboard. But one man is trying to change ...Continue ›


planned surf snowdonia project

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Wave pool business model flexes muscles with Surf Snowdonia’s latest

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Surf Snowdonia hotel approval signals options in upcoming wave pool business models Local authorities approved plans for a new 100-plus room hotel at Surf Snowdonia Adventure Parc. After some resistance, the wave pool got the nod from the Conwy Council planning committee. Those opposed to the four-story hotel and activity center said the development would be too ‘urban’ in an

Surf Snowdonia hotel approval signals options in upcoming wave pool business models Local authorities approved plans for a new 100-plus ...Continue ›


Surfrider Foundation International Surfing Day 2018

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International Surfing Day means hit the pool, watch your plastics

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On Saturday, June 16, 2018, the Surfrider Foundation and international affiliates will host events around the globe in celebration of the 14th International Surfing Day. The day is designed to raise awareness about the environmental threats facing the world's oceans. This year much of the ISD targets plastic in the ocean. “The Surfrider Foundation network of volunteers both around the

On Saturday, June 16, 2018, the Surfrider Foundation and international affiliates will host events around the globe in celebration of ...Continue ›