Endless Surf, inland surfing technology developed by WhiteWater, is growing its team, with new appointments in key roles. The recruitment drive is testament of increasing demand for surf park technology around the world.
Joining as chief commercial officer is Baptiste Caulonque, who will work alongside president, Paul Chutter. Caulonque is well known in the industry, having worked as a consultant to a number of mixed-use surf developments. Caulonque remains a project director of La Vague Grand Paris development, a huge board sports park opening in France in 2024.
Talking about his love of Endless Surf, Baptiste Caulonque commented: “There have been pivot moments in my career and being introduced to Endless Surf 18 months ago was one of them. From the start, I was impressed with the professionalism of the team and blown away by their wave technology—I consider myself very lucky to be joining what I’m confident will be the undisputed leading technology and operators’ top choice for surf pools.”
Also joining the team is Andrew Thatcher, Endless Surf’s new vice president of business development. Thatcher is a South American surfer who is based in San Diego, and a board sport venue expert. He has worked in the artificial wave industry since 2000. For the last 20 years he been on the FlowRider team, creating successful surf bar venues across Asia and the Americas.
“We are surfers who want to bring surf to the world. We share the ambitions of our clients; we want to make venues that book out wintery mid-week mornings and we’re confident we have the formula to do that,” said Andrew Thatcher.