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This Is Ari Browne

Surfer Ari Browne Playlist & Interview 32 Videos ・ Last Updated: Sep 21 2023

Aspiring Kneeborder.

Nickname: Krooky

Based now: Byron Bay, NSW Australia

Stance: Regular

Sponsors: Mollusk Surf Shop

Where were you born and raised?

Byron Bay, NSW, Australia

What do you like about where you live now?

The great outdoors. Byron Bay is a place full of contrast and contradictions. Watching these values change over time is amusing.

When and how did you start surfing?

Firstly I took to surfing in an attempt to be like my dad -Andy. And later to be like my brother Raf.

Where is your go-to surf spot?

The ocean.

Please tell us about the surfboard you usually ride. Brand, shaper, dimensions, fin setup, etc.

Thruster long boards :)

Where are your favorite surf spots that you've been to?

Bali, New Zealand, El Salvador, Mexico.

Where are the surf spots you want to visit in the future that you've never been to?

Jefferys Bay. Skeleton Bay. The water moons of Centauri B.

Which do you like more, Air or Tube?

Airs because I can't do them.

Which do you like more, Noseride or Maneuver?


Which one video would you highlight in this playlist and why?

Ari 'Rookie' Browne || Bali Cultural Experience”, I had so much fun on this trip traveling with close friends. It's also silly and funny. Surfing is weird, this video is weird.

Who are the surfers that inspire you?

Raf Browne, Andy + Bruce Irons, Tom Carroll, Dane Reynolds, Stephanie Gilmore, Creed McTaggart, Tom Curren, Montgomery (Buttons) Kaluhiokalani, Ryan Burch, Alex Knost, Derrick Disney, Derek Hynd, Dave Rastovich, Bethany Hamilton, KPRS, George Greenough, Torren Martyn. Learner surfers, Tom Morey - all boogie boarders. The List goes on and on.…

What are the surf films/videos that inspire you?

Mad Wax, Doped Youth, The Zone, The Zone Frequency, The Rush of the Continuous Rhythm, Real Axe series. Marine Layer Productions.

What are the films/movies that inspire you? (other than surf films)

The Matrix, Inception, Interstellar, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Dune, The Road.

Other than surfing, what are you passionate about?

Art, music, cooking/food, nature, video gaming, people.

Who are your favorite bands and musicians?

Future Islands, New Order, Joy Division, Ariel Pink, Brian Eno, GANGgajang, Die Antwoord, Donny Benét, Connan Mockasin, The Cure, Kanye.

Tracks you love?

Spotify Playlist: This Is Ari Brown

  1. "A Forrest" by The Cure
  2. "Elegia" by New Order (2015 remaster)
  3. "A Certain Person" by Light Asylum
  4. "A Song for Our Grandfathers" by Future Islands
  5. "Tomorrow" by Future Islands
  6. "A Blue Monday" by New Order
  7. "Not In Love" by Crystal Castles, Robert Smith
  8. "Money Trees feat. Jay Rock" by Kendrick Lamar
  9. "Oh Honey" by Delegation
  10. "Violent Crimes" by Kanye West
  11. "My Girls" by Animal Collective
  12. "This Is the Day" By Missing Persons