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Note that the Wave Park Group has announced URBNSURF Sydney, a surf park facility to be developed at Sydney Olympic Park.
See also the Melbourne project:
Our take on Inland Surfing
It’s thought at least 36 million people worldwide identify themselves as surfers.
They all, however, face an inescapable truth: perfect, surfable waves don’t always show up where and when they’re wanted.
So we will touch lightly here on the discussion about the surfing equivalent of skate parks.
The device is essentially a blade, shaped like an aeroplane wing, known as the “wave foil”.
A winch adapted from a ski lift drags the wave foil through the water, creating a wake behind it.
Engineering and Technology Magazine have an article that asks the question about how much energy and water the system uses:
News from the surf parks
They try and get that triple bottom-line balance between having a project that is financially sustainable, is environmentally sustainable, and also socially sustainable.
The Race for first Surf Park in Australia:
Gladstone QLD surf park
This material will not be exhaustive and the rest of this site will concentrate on using the given swell.
Surf Park Summit – 2020
March 31st & April 1st, 2020
Numerous surf parks and man-made surf destinations are in various stages of completion and development,
Here is a draft list of speakers for the Surf Park Summit 2020:
Nick Franklin http://www.kswaveco.com
Kelly Slater Wave Company, President
Nick Hounsfield https://www.thewave.com
The Wave, UK, Founder
Tom Lochtefeld https://www.surfloch.com
Surf Loch, Founder & CEO
Fernando Odriozola https://wavegarden.com
Wavegarden, Co-Founder & Chief Commercial Officer
Andrew Ross https://urbnsurf.com
URBNSURF, Australia, Founder & CEO
Aaron Trevis https://www.surf-lakes.com.au
Surf Lakes, Founder & CEO
Greg Webber https://webberwavepools.com
Webber Wave Pools, Founder
Shane Beschen https://www.instagram.com/shanebeschen
Professional Surfer & Technique Coach, Former World #2 Ranked Surfer.
Peter ‘PT’ Townend https://www.surfcityusa.com/blog/post/peter-pt-townend/
First World Professional Surfing Champion, Surfing Legend
Andrew Limbocker https://www.eprkc.com
EPR Properties, VP Recreation Investment Group
Sebastian Smith https://www.storecapital.com
STORE Capital, Managing Director
Ian C. Calderon https://www.ianccalderon.com
California State Assembly Member, Majority Leader, 57th District