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JetSurf Academy ATX Opens as First Official JetSurf Academy in the U.S.

Company Partners with JetSurf USA to Bring the Thrill of Motorized Surfboards to the Heart of Texas

AUSTIN, Texas, May 03, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- JetSurf Academy ATXTM has announced that it has partnered with JetSurf USA Ltd. to bring JetSurf motorized surfboards and a new generation of extreme water sports to Texas. After undergoing extensive technical, product and safety training at the JetSurf Factory Shop in Miami, Florida, the company becomes the first company in the U.S. to achieve JetSurf AcademyTM accreditation.  As an official JetSurf Academy, JetSurf Academy ATX will play a pivotal role in supporting the U.S. brand expansion of the Czech-based company and will offer premium board rental, technical support, repair, and specialized training services for new and experienced JetSurf riders in the city of Austin and the surrounding state of Texas.

/EIN News/ -- “From the humble beginnings of our Czech workshop, JetSurf has quickly grown to become the world leader in producing the fastest, lightest and most dynamic craft for this unique and rapidly-growing sport of JetSurfing,” said Martin Sula, Founder and creator of JetSurf. “We established the JetSurf Academy program so that novices and expert riders could experience these amazing boards in a safe and professional environment – no matter where in the world they chose to ride. As the first JetSurf Academy in the U.S., we welcome JetSurf Academy ATX to the global JetSurf family and look forward to working closely with them as they bring our boards to the waterways of Texas.”

Moto Meets Surfing
Sleek, lightweight and capable of reaching speeds of up to 35 mph, JetSurf motorized surfboards uniquely combine the adrenaline-inducing thrills of both motocross and surfing – without need for waves or boats. Created by the renowned team at MSR Engines, the inspiration for JetSurf drew from a rich history of race technology, extreme precision and high performance engineering. Utilizing MSR’s special new breed of high powered and lightweight racing engines, JetSurf motorized surfboards have become the worldwide, industry standard for a new and exciting era of extreme water sports.

“Austin represents a huge market opportunity and the perfect environment for us to establish and rapidly grow this new sport of JetSurfing. Despite being landlocked the city has amazing lakes, rivers, and a surfing community that does it all – from wakeboarding, wakesurfing, kitesurfing, and even traditional surfing at NLand’s new surf park and the nearby the Gulf Coast,” said Kyle Ray, CEO and Founder of JetSurf Academy ATX. “Nearly three years ago, we came up with the idea to bring motorized surfboards to Austin’s already prolific water scene, so it’s exciting to see that vision finally come to life. By working tirelessly with our partners at JetSurf USA, we’ve ensured that we are opening as a true representative of the JetSurf brand and more importantly, that we are able to offer Texas surfers the absolute best in JetSurf rentals, support, safety and stoke!”

Availability & Pricing
JetSurf Academy ATX is now accepting online reservations.  Rental pricing varies from $125 for first-time riders and $85 for repeat riders. Rental sessions include:

  • On shore education and training for new riders
  • One hour of ride time
  • Life jacket
  • Riding helmet
  • Trainer tagging with supervised trainers on jet skis


Book your next session now, by clicking here.

JetSurf Demo Day on Lake Austin
Saturday, May 6th from 10am – 12pm CT at the Loop 360 Boat Ramp on Lake Austin.

Join JetSurf Academy ATX for a free event with:

  • Live demos with JetSurf Academy ATX trainers
  • Free onshore lessons on how to handle and ride
  • Overviews of the latest 2017 board designs and models
  • Special discounts for attendees who book sessions same day


To request more information, click here

About JetSurf Academy ATX
JetSurf Academy ATXTM is a first-of-its-kind company, exclusively focused on delivering the exciting new sport of JetSurfing to the heart of Texas. Born from a love of, and sharing key elements of other adrenaline sports – moto, snowboarding, surfing, wakeboarding – JetSurf boards have quickly become the next generation of extreme water sports. Offering a thrilling new experience for novice riders and adrenaline enthusiasts alike, JetSurf Academy ATX is the first and only facility in the U.S. to achieve JetSurf AcademyTM accreditation.  The company specializes in board rentals, repairs, product expertise, training and supervised riding sessions under the policies and standards created by the leader in motorized surfboards, JetSurf USA Ltd.

JetSurf Academy ATX is based in Austin, Texas and joins other surf ventures in what has quickly become the Landlocked Surfing Capital of the WorldTM. To learn more, visit jetsurfatx.com and be sure to follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

JetSurf Academy ATX, JetSurf ATX and ‘Landlocked Surfing Capital of the World’ trademarks are the exclusive property of JetSurf Academy ATX, and may be registered or pending registration in the U.S. and other countries. JetSurf is a trademark of JetSurf USA Ltd. All other trademarks, service marks, and product or service names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. 

MEDIA CONTACTS:     

JetSurf Academy ATX
Mike Klein
Head of Media Relations
+1 949 981 1099
mklein@jetsurfatx.com

JetSurf Factory
Martin Jančálek
PR Manager
+420 723 850 373
martin.jancalek@jetsurf.com

JetSurf USA
Victor Solano
US Sales Manager 
+1 203 538 7873
victor.solano@jetsurf.com