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Monday, December 23 2019 - 22:10
Surf Stadium Japan Begins Construction of a PerfectSwell(R) World Class Surfing Facility in Shizunami
SOLANA BEACH, California, Dec. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --

- PerfectSwell(R) Surf Stadium Japan to open in June 2020

American Wave Machines, Inc. (AWM) announces a project with Surf Stadium Japan 
(SSJ) in Shizunami.  The project is underway with surfing anticipated in June 
2020. The project location is not far from Makinohara in Shizuoka Prefecture 
which was chosen to host training facilities for the U.S. and other surfing 

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SSJ selected PerfectSwell(R) technology, the world's premiere performance wave 
pool, to facilitate competitive training as well as foster a rapidly expanding 
and enthusiastic surf community. 

"This project is the realization of a vision 4 years in the making. Our goal 
has always been to contribute to the deep and vibrant surf culture in 
Makinohara," said Tooshihiko Adachi, CEO of SSJ. "With our project we will be 
able to expand the surfing community by offering recreational surf and at the 
same time contribute to athlete development ( )." 

"In the near future wave pools will be a key part of optimal training with 
repeat made-to-order waves."  said Kimifumi Imoto, Director, Nippon Surfing 
Association. "PerfectSwell Surf Stadium Japan will offer international Surf 
Teams the opportunity to train in an environment that closely mimics ocean 
conditions with natural sets at similar wave and set frequencies found in the 

"We are well aware of the level of effort to have surfing approved for the 2020 
Olympics. Hats off to the International Surfing Association for this 
extraordinary accomplishment." said Bruce McFarland, CEO of AWM.  "Surfing will 
be on the world stage in Japan. AWM is extremely honored to work with the 
visionaries at SSJ and participate in the growth of the local and global surf 

About Surf Stadium Japan
Surf Stadium Japan is founded on principals of community and giving back whose 
mission is to further the strong surfing spirit that is already thriving in 

About American Wave Machines
American Wave Machines is the leading wave technology company producing 
authentic surf experiences. SurfStream(R) venues have capacity of 100's while 
PerfectSwell(R) surf pools are 1 acre plus with capacity in the 1,000's. Since 
2007 over 3,000,000 sessions have been enjoyed at American Wave Machines 
locations around the globe. Visit 

SOURCE  American Wave Machines, Inc.

CONTACT: Marie McFarland,, 858-354-7681