Developing Surf Park Metrics and Standardizations – Summit Release
Tom Lochtefeld’s involvement in the artificial wave space spans multiple decades and has included numerous inventions and technology patents. His background makes the Wave Loch founder an ideal candidate to speak about the importance of prescribing a set of standards and definitions for this young industry, which is exactly what he does in this week’s Summit video release.
Short on Time? Checkout 5 Key Takeaways from Tom’s Presentation:
1) The future of surfing/surf parks will benefit heavily from standardization and set metrics
Just as the NFL, NHL, NBA, and other professional sports have well-defined metrics for their playing fields, surfing will also benefit from such defined metrics in global surf parks. These would benefit surfers, park owners, manufacturers, media coverage, federations, and future contests.
2) There are two overarching elements that should define the surf park “playing field”
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