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World Surf League sees a great future with the artificial wave




Kelly Slater of the US competes in the final of the US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach on August 7, 2011 in southern California where the ten-time world surfing champion defeated Australia's Yadin Nicol for the title. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J.BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
Kelly Slater of the US competes in the final of the US Open of Surfing in Huntington Beach on August 7, 2011 in southern California where the ten-time world surfing champion defeated Australia's Yadin Nicol for the title. AFP PHOTO/Frederic J.BROWN (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)
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Aficianados of the sport of surfing carefully monitor the weather and tides.

They sense which waves work best for them and take advantage of whatever organic opportunity arises... 

But the sport may soon be changing. 

11 time world champion surfer Kelly Slater has been working on artifical wave generator... one that provides a perfect continuous shape, carefully regulated speed and power.

He unveiled a video of his project late last year... 

Now comes the news that this sort of wave generator could soon be coming to a body of water near you... 

Here to explain is Dave Prodan of the World Surf League.

Audio coming soon.