The World Surf League (WSL) is excited to announce that the WSL Surf Ranch Facility in Lemoore, California, will host the world’s best surfers as part of the 2018 Championship Tour (CT) calendar.
Here’s how Steph Gilmore feels about this world after she hops out of a 40-second barrel, the wave looks even better from above. What a wonderful world.
The 11-time world champion has shown his surf pool concept to the world. Kelly Slater Wave Company dropped this clip of him surfing a misty artificial wave. The champ’s pool is real, and it’s unlike anything we’ve seen before. Tubes, turns, and this is big.
The surfing lagoon in Dolgarrog, which opened on August 1, has already been forced to close twice after a mechanical problem and then a rip in the liner Surf Snowdonia has closed again after another breakdown in the wave generating machinery – with no date set for its re-opening.
In partnership with a range of leading technical suppliers, Wavegarden is refining their ability to light up facilities at night which, apart from making spectacular imagery, will allow surfers to catch waves before or after work, or school, especially in winter months when daylight is limited.
An entrepreneur has developed a prototype of a surf pool that only uses human muscles to pump waves. “Fred’s Wave” is a one-man show. The dream of building an inexpensive, eco-friendly artificial wave has been growing somewhere in Sukabumi, West Java, Indonesia.
Wavegarden is the world’s longest man-made wave that creates ideal conditions for surfing, as well as a broadly appealing range of other wave sports such as body boarding, kayaking, and stand up paddling. Early testing and professional feedback show Wavegarden to be the closest thing to an ocean break.
The Kelly Slater Wave Company has been dealt a blow with today’s announcement that LM Investments has been placed into voluntary administration. LM Investments is being investigated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission for multiple breaches of corporation law.
This video is part of a series being released over the next few weeks that follow Australian surfing sensation, Sally Fitzgibbons on her journey to one of the world’s most unique surfing locations: the Wadi Adventure Wave Pool in middle of the Al Ain desert, in Dubai. The purpose of this trip for Sally is to work on progressive surf maneuvers, including the air reverse. But first, she has to adjust to the hot conditions in Dubai.
The team behind an ambitious scheme to build a manmade surfing lake in the Avon Gorge has announced it is looking for a new home for the project.