Modon Properties (Modon), the Abu Dhabi developer, has partnered with Kelly Slater Wave Firm (KSWC), the world specialists in man-made wave know-how, to create Surf Abu Dhabi, essentially the most superior wave facility on the earth.
That includes the world’s longest journey and the world’s largest barrel, in addition to the world’s largest man-made wave facility, Surf Abu Dhabi is an unique surf expertise designed to encourage and attraction to everybody – from novices to elite surfers.
Surf Abu Dhabi will additional underscore Abu Dhabi’s sporting providing when it opens later this yr. Positioned on Hudayriyat Island, Abu Dhabi’s sport, leisure and recreation vacation spot, the elite-level browsing facility will take its place alongside different main additions to the town’s sporting infrastructure together with a 3,500-seat velodrome geared up to stage worldwide indoor biking competitions.
Invoice O’Regan, CEO of Modon, stated: “At Modon, our function is to help the expansion of Abu Dhabi’s ambitions and sports activities asset growth technique which is contributing in direction of a legacy of sporting excellence.”
“Because the world’s premier man-made surf expertise, Surf Abu Dhabi is specified to host main worldwide surf competitions. It’s a high-performance vacation spot which can provide world-class surfers the proper situations to coach or compete, whereas additionally rising the area’s browsing group, and provoking wider society to embrace a wholesome new exercise.”
“Once we opened the primary wave, the thriller it created and pleasure that ensued was one thing I’m unsure many have skilled,” stated Kelly Slater, 11-time World Surf League Champion and founding father of KSWC. “Browsing reaches individuals in all corners of the globe and I’m all the time stunned with who gravitates in direction of this world. Having a KSWC wave in Abu Dhabi is one thing I’ve by no means dreamt would occur however right here it’s. Unbelievable. Whereas not many would have predicted the placement for the challenge, there are nice synergies with Abu Dhabi and like KSWC they’re all the time innovating and forward of the curve. That is going to be lots of enjoyable for therefore many individuals.”
Jeff Fleeher, President of Kelly Slater Wave Firm, stated: “As a world hub for tourism, sport, and enterprise, with numerous peoples and cultures, Abu Dhabi is the proper place for us to showcase KSWC’s unmatched wave know-how and surf expertise. We’re lucky to associate with Modon and be part of Hudayriyat Island’s unbelievable ecosystem of sport and recreation to foster new participation and enthusiasm for browsing within the Center East.”