News Wavegarden’s Secret New Technology About to be Revealed; Is The Cove the Future of Wave Pools?
Wavegarden’s Secret New Technology About to be Revealed; Is The Cove the Future of Wave Pools?
The Cove is built right beside it, and after the WSL’s Europe leg, John John Florence, Josh Kerr, Julian Wilson, Ryan Callinan, Filipe Toledo, Matt Wilkinson, Alejo Muniz, Ace Buchan, and a few others were handed non-disclosure agreements and the keys to the pool.
Kelly Slater’s pool, of course, cannot go unmentioned–there are undoubtedly big plans for it in the competitive surfing world. Like it or not, wave pools are here to stay, and they’re going to be a part of surfing’s future.
A little more than five years after that first footage was released, Wavegardens are pumping out waves in Wales and Texas, and have more pools slated for Africa, Australia, the US, Europe, and the Middle East.
The Cove, Wavegarden’s new system, is currently only a full-size prototype, but already has contracts for three parks in Australia under the URBNSURF name, with another one in the works in California.
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