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NLand Surf Park: Coming to Austin in 2016

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The Texas Hill Country has a lot of pretty cool attractions. The Alamo, the caves of Sonora, tons of state parks, bluebonnets, and its impressive rolling hills to name a few. However, this year a new and exciting attraction will be added to the list. Surfing anyone? Yes, you read correctly. Soon you will be able hang ten like the best of ’em. Get ready everyone. NLand Surf Park, America’s very first surf park is coming to Austin!

NLand Surf ParkPhoto: The Surfboard Man

NLand Surf Park will be located on a beautiful rural property only minutes from Austin Bergstrom International Airport and will encompass an area the size of nine football fields. The lagoon will offer perfect ocean-like waves that will never lose power or shape. Each ride will last for 35 seconds. “We are working in close collaboration with the experts at Wavegarden to bring this technology to the US. We have such a strong surf culture in America and Wavegarden’s technology is going to add a lot of value here, especially in places like Austin where people love sport and the outdoors,” explains Doug Coors, CEO of NLand Surf Park. “We designed the park to tread lightly on the land and all its resources, especially water. Even in the most challenging drought conditions, we will be capable of operating the lagoon with only rainwater.”

The NLand Surf Park will feature 11 eco-friendly surfing areas suited for every level of surfer, ranging from beginner to professional. The artificial wave technology will create one-foot, four-foot, and massive tubing six-foot waves every 60 seconds. For beginners wishing to learn the art of surfing, NLand Surf Park will offer a world-class surf school taught by the pros. For experts seeking high performance conditions, the main break will provide two waves every minute, approximately six feet in height, that peel in unison in a perfect, cylindrical motion until they reach a close-out section, ideal for practicing explosive maneuvers.

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