Found January 30, 2013 on Next Impulse Sports:
PLAYERS: Kelly Slater
Kelly Slater is without a doubt the greatest surfer on the planet, and perhaps the greatest to ever live. So it comes as no surprise that he would want to open a water park based solely around every surfer’s dream — riding an endless perfect wave. The Kelly Slater Wave Company is a project that Slater started several years ago in hopes to create a surf destination that provides a truly one-of-a-kind experience based around beach culture and the surf lifestyle. The Kelly Slater Surf Experience is an island that is surrounded by a circular moat-like pool that pumps out an endless stream of waves. This pool, however, is not like other wave-simulating pools that you may have seen or visited. Slater has been working for years in collaboration with some of the world’s top experts in hydromechanics, mechanical systems and industrial engineering in an effort to create a perfect, endless wave. Proprietary hydrofoil generators create specific types of swells that form directly next to the ge...
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