Surf industry hopes surf parks will expand sport - Article Photos 6/7

A surfer rides the machine-made wave at Wavehouse San Diego, as others sit at tables Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, in San Diego. Surf parks - massive pools with repeating, artificial waves - are the latest buzzword in the surf community. Momentum around surf parks has been growing since the 1960s and but fewer than a dozen serious parks currently exist in locations from Florida to Malaysia _ and cost and wave technology have always been stumbling blocks. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)