June 2013

 

June 2013

Surfer Today – Wavegarden Pumps 1.2m Barrels of 20 Seconds

11 Jun 2013 Posted by Admin in Media

Wavegarden has officially announced that the new full-scale artificial wave pool is now operational in the Basque Country. The surf lagoon installation by Wavegarden generates perfectly formed tubing waves that peel for more than 220 meters (720 feet), without losing power or shape. The new wave is approximately 1.20 meters (4.25 feet) in face-height…

Stab Magazine – Wavegarden 2.0 (In Full)

11 Jun 2013 Posted by Admin in Media

Welcome back to Wavegarden 2.0, Stab‘s favourite artificial surfing installation. The newest lagoon site is still in the Basque County, but now runs a mirrored left and right that barrels, and runs for 220m. That’s the longest man-made wave in the world. The whole game here is to remove unpredictably from surfing and open…

Swellnet – Wavegarden Stake Their Claim

10 Jun 2013 Posted by Admin in Media

It’s been nigh on thirty years since the World Inland Championships, the first and only ASP wavepool competition, was held in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The waves for the event were a dismal two feet at three seconds, best compared to a relentless barrage of boat wakes in a choppy chlorinated pool. Although they…

The Inertia – Artificial Waves are Now a Reality

10 Jun 2013 Posted by Admin in Media

Today, a team of engineers from a small city in Northern Spain’s Basque Country unveiled a secret that they’ve been shrouding for the last couple months. You may recallback in 2011 the surfing community collectively raised an eyebrow at a mysterious web clip of a perfect yet miniature left-hander peeling across a mist-topped lake…

Wavegarden 2.0 – The Future of Surfing is Here

08 Jun 2013 Posted by Admin in Media

We are delighted to release a video showing our new demonstration facility in operation. Located at Wavegarden’s research and development site in Northern Spain, the new surfing lagoon generates perfectly formed tubing waves that peel for more than 220 m without losing power or shape. It is the longest artificial surfing wave…