by Michelle Michalak May 09, 2018

The weekend of May 5th 2018 changed the face of surfing as we know it. 

Surf Ranch located in small agricultural town 100 miles from the closest ocean, opened it's gates to over 5000+ people who purchased tickets to watch and froth. A sold out "event" at the 1st EVER man-made wave surf contest aka the WSL Founders Cup.

The Science Behind The Perfect Wave at Surf Ranch

 Surf Ranch Wave Pool Overview via Drone

Kelly Slater's 1 on 1 interview speaking about his Man-Made Wave

Kelly Slater's GoPro Surf Session at Surf Ranch 

Spend a Day at Kelly Slater's Surf Ranch with The Inertia

Best Airs From WSL Surf Ranch Founders Cup May 2018

The World Surf Leagues Founders' Cup of Surfing | Final Highlights

Looking into the Future of Wave Riding

Watch the Future of Waveriding Unfold HERE

Michelle Michalak
Michelle Michalak

Michelle's diploma reads BA Psychology with a minor in English, and her license plate reads #CaliforniaDreaming4Life. She begin her career in the NYC fashion industry working with fashion and internet pioneer, Bluefly.com However, due the constant "nagging" of her entrepreneurial spirit, her crush on surfing, and hardcore love for the ocean, she chosen to call San Diego home for the past 10 years. On the west coast she 's chased waves & enlightenment working alongside "Gurus" in the online marketing & personal development industries. It in May 2012 she found her true Zen & Stoke, and joined the Slyde Handboards Team.


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