Wahooo! waterpark, the Middle East's first evertemperature controlled, indoor/outdoor waterpark, will begin lessons on March 20at the Wahooo! Surf School - Middle East's first training academy which willteach enthusiasts in Bahrain and the region how to ride a wave.
To launch this unique academy, the world champion flow riding team was flown inespecially from South Africa and these highly qualified surfers coached all ofWahooo's trainers who will impart surf lessons at the academy. The teamcomprised Wesley Fischer, winner of the first International FlowboardingChampionships (IFC) held in 2009; Billy Tennant who dominates the South Africancompetitive bodyboard scene and is a member of the South African IFC team; MattLammers, who has been on a board since he was 13 with his roots in wakeboardingand Marta Jekot.
Wahooo! now specialises in teaching all levels of surfing from first timers toadvanced surfers; and offers private or group surf lessons. Wahooo! instructorsare experienced surfers, trained in first-aid and CPR, and offer expertise onall aspects of surfing.
At the Wahooo! Surf School, students will learn basic surfing fundamentals andmaster the water wave riding skills through a five week program. The 7.5 hoursof training will include ways to ride the flowrider - different body boardingtechniques, executing 360 degree spins, wave rolls and many more tricks.
After concluding the Surf School training, participants will qualify for a forthe "Big Barrel Bash", a weekly event where the flowrider runs at a higherspeed, thus offering a bigger wave and consequently a bigger challenge. OnlyWahooo! Surf School pass holders will be able to ride the wave on the day of theevent making it "the exclusive wave event in town".