16 Sep, 2016

Wave Pools and a New Surf Learning Curve

16 Sep, 2016

Two weeks ago, we got our first glimpse of the new Wavegarden installation in Austin, Texas. This week they released a couple more video clips to drool over. The park may not be open yet, as the owner (The Coors family) has yet to settle a permitting dispute with Travis...

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09 Sep, 2016

Surfing Saves You $2,500 a Year

09 Sep, 2016

We all know that surfing, and other forms of exercise, are great for mind and body, but until now there wasn’t an actual dollar amount to quantify this fact. A new study published by the American Heart Association and featured in the New York Times, has found that regular...

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06 Sep, 2016

Nland Surf Featured in the New York Times

06 Sep, 2016

Here are the first official glimpses of the Austin project that we started back in 2013, as seen in the New York Times. Feels great to see something we dreamed up actually come to life. We chose Austin after doing extensive market research on every major city in the...

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24 Aug, 2016

How Much is a Wave Worth?

24 Aug, 2016

The idea of assigning a dollar value to a surf spot is relatively new. Surfrider CEO Chad Nelson started ‘Surfonomics’ in 2002, which tackled this subject in hopes to protect existing surf spots by proving to local governments how much money they bring into the local economy. Oxford University...

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05 Jul, 2016

First Hand: Family Surf Trip to Surf Snowdonia

05 Jul, 2016

Surf Snowdonia, located in Northern Wales on England’s West coast, is the world’s first and only true surf park. Built on the site of an old steel mill in the village of Dolgarrog, which sits on the edge of the Snowdonia National Park, the site features a Wavegarden Surf...

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