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Professional surfer Gabriel Medina, of Brazil, back, rides the machine-made wave at Wavehouse San Diego, as two men sit in a jacuzzi Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in San Diego. Surf parks - massive pools with repeating, artificial waves - are the latest buzzword in the surf community, as everyone from top athletes to retailers look for ways to expand the sport, boost surf-related sales and create a standardized way to train that could ultimately help surfing earn an Olympic pedigree. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)