Surfing Victoria chief executive Max Wells said that during the past decade he’d been presented with ‘ambitious’ plans for wave pools, but this was the first time he was convinced it could work. “I can imagine having surfers in suits heading for an after-work session and kids coming to Docklands carrying surfboards on Melbourne’s trains and trams,” he told The Age.
And that’s a big pre-roll way of saying: Take this news with a grain of salt, but be very excited about the prospect of a fully functioning wavepool right in the CBD of one of the world’s greatest cities. – According to the International Index of Liveability, Melbourne is the World’s Most Liveable City. – According to Condé Nast Traveler, it’s also the World’s Friendliest City. So.
The Webber Wavepool has a location on the Sunshine Coast, Kelly Slater Wave Company burns away like a roman candle in the background, Rotterdam comes to the party with an inner-city lineup and the world’s least necessary wavepool will exist on the west side of Oahu.
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