Surfing Dogs in a Wave Pool. Rolling down the road?
That’s right, a mini wave pool with wheels. For dogs. Covered in flowers. Rolling down a street lined with hundreds of thousands of spectators.
It was thought up by a foundation called Lucy Pet, and they not only set out to help dogs go surfing, they wanted to break a record. Not only is this float the longest single chassis parade float in the world, it’s also the heaviest thanks to 42,000kg worth of water contained in it. Quite the feat let along incorporating a fully functional wave pool, which was the work of Bruce Bridges, designer for ‘American Wave Machines’. They’re working on a come-back for Kelly Slaters wave pool, but in the meantime there’s always a need for waves for dogs!
Started in 1890, the Rose Bowl Parade is just what you’ve seen in the movies. Elaborately decorated floats with people standing on top, all driving down the road slowly in a big line. Commentators try and act excited about each and every one, and around the US, people sit behind their TV’s and watch it all.
Get a taste of what it’s all about by watching these surfing dogs in a wave pool below!
Share Micks Spot? Or not to Share? That is the Question!
When Mick Fanning pumped his little heart out down the line of a mystery right hander in Africa this week, the internet demanded to know: Where is it!!!!! But do they really want to know?
Surfing Dog Stalked By Shark!
Not sure who should be more scared in this pic. The surfing dog, or the photographer in the water.
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20ft monsters with 10ft foamies aren't the most appealing conditions in the world, but when there's a WSL event on, the best just get it done. Jamie Mitchell is one of those surfers, making the most of the conditions and taking home what could be the las