The world's first floating outdoor surf pool

A German company specialized in designing and build wake park features announced the creation of the world's first floating outdoor surf pool.

Cologne-based UNIT Parktech developed and patented a stationary wave pool ready to be installed on a natural environmental like a river or lake. The Unit Surf Pool produces a 4' wave for beginners and a 5'3 wave for advanced surfers.

The deep water wave pool is available in five different width option: 8, 10, 12, 14 and 16 meters, and takes advantage of the natural water flow to create the shoulder-high rollers.

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Vanuatu holds its 2nd Leimalo Surf Festival

The Vanuatu Surfing Association (VSA) will be hosting its second annual Leimalo Surf Festival in the wave rich region of Pango Village, Vanuatu.

Named after Leimalo, the local female deity who is said to bless surfers with good waves, the festival is turning into one of the biggest gatherings of indigenous surfing tribes and offers one of the highest prize purses in the Pacific.

Located in the uncrowded pristine waters of Vanuatu the event will showcase the talent of indigenous Pacific islanders and celebrate surfing and culture.

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Urbnsurf Sydney opens in 2019 at the Olympic Park

Australia's first public wave pool will open at the Sydney Olympic Park.

Urbnsurf announced that the company's application has been approved by the New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment.

As a result, the most populous city in Australia will debut the country's first artificial wave park in summer 2019.

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On January 17, 2018, Portuguese big wave surfer Hugo Vau had a day he will remember for the rest of his life at Nazaré's Praia do Norte, in Portugal.

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Nico von Lerchenfeld has had the time of his life at Surf Snowdonia, in Wales. But he was not there to surf.

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