Another proposed wave pool .

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indo-dreaming started the topic in Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 6:37pm

Has this one been posted before?

http://axstra.com.au/surf-lakes/

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indo-dreaming commented Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 6:38pm

"SURF LAKES

Surf Lakes Limited has invented a revolutionary, proprietary method of produce high quality surfing waves in a controlled lake environment. The Surf Lakes™ technology will be capable of producing a variety of waves that closely mimic natural ocean waves. Furthermore, because of the way Surf Lakes works, not only will it have the lowest energy cost per wave compared to other technologies, but be capable of producing up to 2,400 surfable waves per hour. This is over 20 times more than any current or proposed wave technology around the world.

The company have built several large prototypes and will soon commence construction of a full scale lake in 2017.

Due to many limiting factors, less than 1% of the worlds population has ever surfed. By creating perfect waves, on demand 24/7 and delivering them to the masses globally, Surf Lakes has an exciting future. And with surfing admitted to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, the potential for Surf Lakes globally is significant."

Ada gula, ada semut!

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udo commented Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 6:53pm

Now were being promised 2,400 waves per hour .
Occy has been appointed Surf Industry advisor.

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blindboy commented Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 6:52pm

"I've always loved the ocean........that's why I want to surf in a lake!" Credibility? Zero.

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simba commented Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 7:21pm

Sounds like there trying to sell this bullshit to some dumb rich bastard.......biggest load of crap ....10ft barrels ...........mmmmm sure.

simba

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Nick Bone commented Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 8:28pm

hahahaahahahah. what the fuck. i got a chuckle from clicking on the 'team' tab. just marketing people in suits

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blindboy commented Tuesday, 30 May 2017 at 9:04pm

They were holding a meeting in Manly tonight. Spruiking for investors?

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indo-dreaming commented Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 8:04am

@ Blindboy Ha ha really?.

Nothing to do with me, just came up in Facebook feed, maybe that's why.

Ada gula, ada semut!

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tonybarber commented Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 9:45am

No, a long way to go yet with this one. The proof of concept has to be built. Hence looking for investors.
Concept is interesting and most likely aimed for fun parks - that's the largest target group.

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fitzroy-21 commented Wednesday, 31 May 2017 at 10:10am
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truebluebasher commented Tuesday, 19 Dec 2017 at 10:07pm

Another proposed wave pool on Tuesday night's news...Somewhere in Tweed Heads?

(Trash Talk) Toxic Marine Debris Island could be 196th country?
SBS (VICELAND )Tuesday 19th Dec 9:30 pm....That's less than half an hour, gotta go!

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crg commented Friday, 22 Dec 2017 at 1:12pm

TBB...I've heard some talk to the same effect...a partially govt funded via Surfing Australia Slater wavepool in Tweed with a purpose to work in tandem with the HPC in preparation for 2020 Olympics...
Tell me it ain't so...

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Blowin commented Friday, 22 Dec 2017 at 1:25pm

How good would it feel as a taxpayer to pay for a man made wave that you weren't allowed to surf ?

Best Evers ?

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crg commented Friday, 22 Dec 2017 at 1:45pm

Apparently it will be open to the public but Surfing Australia have obviously hitched their gravy train wagon to the Olympic hoo-ha...

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truebluebasher commented Friday, 22 Dec 2017 at 10:19pm

Maybe Northcoast TV news got crosswired on Tuesday night...Sorry Guys! (Pool's on hold!)
Same TV News(Tonight)+Tweed Daily News (Today Friday 22nd Dec) revealed a new story.
It could be a surf reserve proposal for a legendary Northern NSW bigtime surfbreak....?

I won't reveal more cause I reckon Swellnet are onto this + Local skegz are keen to shout it.
Same region does have other fresh news about north coast shark nets/drones.
Busy year on North Coast with councils barricading Super Heroes surf spots.

Silly Seasonings Neighbours! Happy double New Year to you too.

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sharkman commented Saturday, 23 Dec 2017 at 1:27pm

With a bit of luck , the Fed Govt will shut down the HPSC , and withdraw funding for the Olympics as the KPI's say that's what is destroying Australia's Competition Surfing Culture , so enough with the pools , especially Kelly's (25M$ USD just for a license!

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truebluebasher commented Saturday, 23 Dec 2017 at 6:46pm

Agree! Pro' surfing aids to assist professional surfers for amateur Olympics is a non event.

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fitzroy-21 commented Tuesday, 13 Mar 2018 at 7:40am
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sanded commented Wednesday, 14 Mar 2018 at 1:17pm

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