Modon Properties (Modon), the Abu Dhabi developer, has partnered with Kelly Slater Wave Firm (KSWC), the world consultants in man-made wave expertise, to create Surf Abu Dhabi, essentially the most superior wave facility on the earth.
That includes the world’s longest experience 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 enchantment to everybody – from newcomers 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 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, mentioned: “At Modon, our function is to assist 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 is able to supply world-class surfers the proper situations to coach or compete, whereas additionally rising the area’s browsing group, and galvanizing wider society to embrace a wholesome new exercise.”
“After we opened the primary wave, the thriller it created and pleasure that ensued was one thing I’m unsure many have skilled,” mentioned Kelly Slater, 11-time World Surf League Champion and founding father of KSWC. “Browsing reaches folks in all corners of the globe and I’m at all times 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 situation for the venture, there are nice synergies with Abu Dhabi and like KSWC they’re at all times innovating and forward of the curve. That is going to be a variety of enjoyable for therefore many individuals.”
Jeff Fleeher, President of Kelly Slater Wave Firm, mentioned: “As a worldwide hub for tourism, sport, and enterprise, with various peoples and cultures, Abu Dhabi is the proper place for us to showcase KSWC’s unmatched wave expertise and surf expertise. We’re lucky to associate with Modon and be a part of Hudayriyat Island’s unimaginable ecosystem of sport and recreation to foster new participation and enthusiasm for browsing within the Center East.”