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The Steadily Rapid Progression Of Wavegarden’s Cove Tech

With access to hordes of frothing pros, URBNsurf is the ultimate R&D facility.

cinema // Mar 24, 2020
Words by stab
Reading Time: < 1 minutes

Rife with possibility is the only way to describe our modern wavepool era. 

With a handful of different, functioning techs and almost infinite variation options within each, there’s no reason you won’t be able to surf exactly the wave you want at the push of a button in five years’ time—assuming that wave isn’t over chest-high (also known as 6-8 feet in the wavepool world).

Earlier this year, URBNsurf Melbourne filled its pool and pushed the big (presumably green) button, igniting eight-wave sets on both halves of their Wavegarden Cove pool. The results were instantly breathtaking, with URBNsurf founder Andrew Ross reportedly surfing the left all by his lonesome for the first official session. 

Eventually Ross invited other URBNsurf employees to sample the pool and provide feedback. Next came professional surfers, and then well-connected plebians, who offered more feedback still. Now several months into their commercial operation, URBNsurf and Wavegarden have continued to tinker with wave design in an effort to cater their creation to all comers. 

The results, as you can see above, are supremely enticing. 


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