- 16 July 2014 | Surfing
Webber Wave Pools has released new details on the upcoming artificial wave pool to be opened in Queensland by September 2015.
The company founded by Greg Webber published a video titled "Looped Linear," in which we understand the whole behaviour of the wave, and the possibilities for the surfer in each ride.
Unlike the Wavegarden, the Webber concept brings us a circular surf pool with four wave faces peeling across both channels. It doesn't seem possible to get on an endless ride, and only right-handers are available, but there are secrets behind that wave.
- 15 July 2014 | Surfing
Jeremy Flores may face disciplinary action for storming the judging tower after losing his Round 2 heat against Sebastian Zietz, at Jeffreys Bay.
It was just another Round 2 heat. Jeremy Flores and Sebastian Zietz had beautiful clean lines to display their surf talent.
With three minutes to go, Zietz needed a 6.54-point ride to grab first place. Judges took their time comparing all waves ridden so far, but the Hawaiian ended up getting a 6.67 wave.
- 14 July 2014 | Surfing
The conclusion of Round 4 was marked by huge upsets, in yet another great day of surfing at the 2014 J-Bay Open, in Supertubes.
Matt Wilkinson is already one of the standouts of the South African event. The goofy-footer eliminated Kelly Slater in Round 3, with a consistent performance and multiple clean snaps.
The final waves before the buzzer saw Slater slipping off his board while Wilkinson's rhythm continued, earning him another nine-point ride and the win.