Wave Master: the British wave pool technology

John Baxendale, the engineer behind Wave Master, promises a new artificial wave technology that produces 240 waves per hour, with no compressed air systems, hydraulics or pneumatics.

Who's going to build the ultimate surf pool? The number of artificial wave concepts hasn't kept growing in the last decade. The financial sustainability of surf parks has always been the Achilles heel of man-made surf.

But Wave Master Systems believe to have solved the problem of performance and energy efficiency with a piston-type modular wave generator that matches real ocean waves.

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Jordan Griffin: the future of Kiwi surfing | Photo: Col/Surf2Surf.com

The Bay of Plenty Surf Team claimed their third consecutive National Scholastic Surfing Championship, at Fitzroy Beach, New Zealand.

With seven of their twelve surfers in the finals, The Bay of Plenty Surf Team claimed two division titles: Under 18 Boys and Under 16 Girls.

"Being in my last year of the Scholastics, it is pretty cool to win another title and to go three wins in a row with our team," underlined Jordan Griffin, who won the Under 18 Boys title.

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Stephanie Gilmore: ready for the sixth title | Photo: ASP/Poullenot

Sally Fitzgibbons, Tyler Wright, Stephanie Gilmore or Carissa Moore. Who will be the 2014 ASP Women's World Tour champion?

The world title race is coming to a spectacular finish. Three Australians and a Hawaiian may decide who will raise the cup at the Cascais Women's Pro 2014, in Portugal.

Gilmore is the only surfer with the chance to clinch the world title in the penultimate stop of the season, despite being currently ranked in the third position.

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