Pay for waves right on the beach, 50 yards from actual surf, in Mission Beach, CA. Their beer selection sucks too. To each their own I suppose. Never has looked as good as the real thing to me, so I’ve never tried it.
A fool and his money are soon parted.
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Thread: kelly slater wave co
Jan 8, 2013, 07:54 PM #21
Jan 8, 2013, 08:58 PM #22Senior Member
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people spend insane amounts of money to ride down hills on skis and snowboards. whats the difference?
Jan 8, 2013, 10:20 PM #24Member
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How can anyone even be remotely 'OK' with this. Yes maybe the concept of getting a perfectly set up tube ride in warm water is appetizing...but its man made! The most amazing experience that embodies surfing is that it is a small natural phenomenon that the ocean creates and we as humans manipulate. Finding that perfect wave is easy when you can pay for it, but actually seeking and finding a perfect wave with the right tide, offshore wind ect.. and SCORING it where your ride sinks up with a natural oceanic wave. Thats bliss. There is nothing better.
The unpredictability the ocean throws at you will make you a better surfer then going to a figgen them park to pay for a wave in Missouri (Insert non-coastal town)
This could potentially ruin the sport we love.
Jan 8, 2013, 10:23 PM #25
You know why Christian Missionaries burnt Hawaiians' surfboards? The Hawaiians kept them in special parts of the house and revered them as sacred objects. The missionaries thought that was idolatrous.
They were probably onto something. When was the last time you fell in love with a pair of skis or thought that they were "magic"?
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Jan 8, 2013, 10:28 PM #26
Jan 8, 2013, 10:37 PM #27
Jan 8, 2013, 10:38 PM #28
Dang I wish there was a "like" button... Preach tha gosple Graffer!! Well put!
Jan 8, 2013, 10:44 PM #29
This is nothing new. I read about this years ago. I like the idea. But how expensive is it and who is going to fund the these things?
Jan 8, 2013, 11:51 PM #30Senior Member
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That is NOT surfing. Just like being on the Queen Mary is not sailing. They should call it Water Riding . It's totally not surfing and I bet Slater knows it.