It has been long rumored that the World Surf League was holding a secret competition today at the Kelly Slater Wavepool in Lemoore, California. Kelly has been working for years on the wave, painstakingly recreating mother nature's perfect creations. The rumored guest list includes the most well-known names in surfing including, Adrian Buchan, Adriano de Souza, Mick Fanning, Gabriel Medina, Jordy Smith, John John Florence, Joel Parkinson, Filipe Toledo, Matt Wilkinson and Kanoa Igarashi. The ladies include. Sage Erickson, Tyler Wright, Carissa Moore, Stephanie Gilmore, Johanne Defay, and Pauline Ado.
It will be fascinating to see what format goes down and ponder the implication man-made waves have on the sport of surfing. Check WSL's Facebook for more info.