INTERVIEW WITH CLAUDE COUDRY, THE VISIONARY BEHIND CANADA’S FIRST MAN-MADE SURFING DESTINATION
Claude Coudry Interview at Surf Park Summit 2 (Teaser Version)
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Teaser version of Claude Coudry’s interview by Dr. Jess Ponting at Surf Park Summit 2 on September 7, 2016. Claude is the Founder and President of Oasis Surf.
Claude Coudry was raised in an entrepreneurial family that own and run multiple businesses. He graduated from HEC Montreal Business School and developed his own business acumen as co-owner of a grocery store in 2010 and an investor in commercial real estate. Claude started pre-development of what would become Oasis Surf in 2012 and attended the 2013 Surf Park Summit. Oasis surf opened in Montreal in 2014 and has been a shining example of a very successful small footprint surf attraction model for a themed restaurant within a larger retail development.
ABOUT OASIS SURF
Surf, Eat, Drink and Shop at Oasis Surf! A unique concept that opened in one of Canada’s largest shopping centers. It offers a full and authentic surf experience indoors on a standing wave machine (SurfStream®, manufactured by American Wave Machines) offering real waves that any type of surfer can enjoy. Oasis Surf is home to a surfing lifestyle inspired restaurant and bar with over 200 seats for customers to watch the surfers in action while enjoying beach themed food and drinks. The 1,500 square foot retail shop showcases Oasis Surf’s sponsors and business partners including Billabong, Reef, Hurley, Red Bull, Super Brand, and more. Visit OasisSurf.com to learn more.