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16 October 2014
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Johnny Brown

Name: Jonny Brown
Age: 34 yrs
Job: Marketing at a telcom company
Years Surfing: On and off for about 13 years
Habitat: Northern New Jersey, USA (formerly from Pendine, Dyfed)
Boards: 4
Quiver: Bigger days: 6' 10" Xanadu/7'6" Al Merick M-13, Smaller days: 9' Hobie, Greedy days: 7'6" Al Merrick 'Water Hog'
Local Break: Northern NJ.
Places Surfed: Freshwater, Newgale, Whitesands, Manobier, Croyde, Saunton, Putsborough, Polzeath, Fistral, California (Blacks, Salt Creek, Del Mar), Mexico (K38 Baja), Canary Islands (Mainly Lanzarote and Fuerteventura), Florida (Cocoa Beach Pier. Melbourne), New York (Montauk), North Carolina (Outer Banks), Northern NJ, Costa Rico (Jaco Beach and Playa Hermosa)
7 minutes from my house
Favourite Surf Films: "September Sessions" - mellow (man)
Worst Wipeout: Nothing *really* bad. Broke toe. Some bad experiences with rocks and fins.
Favourite Manoeuvre: Off the lip (a necessity in NJ beachbreaks, tube rides)
Worst Surfing Habit: I used to hold my breath until the end of the ride. Dunno why.
Best Surfing Experience: Whales in Baja, dolphins (Florida, NJ, Cali), hurricane swells in NJ
Hurricane Fabian!
Weirdest Surfing Experience: Surfed Sandy Hook, NJ while 9/11 attacks happened (within sight)
Other Interests: Wife/Family, travelling (even wave-barren lands), occasional snowboarder,skateboarding (yes, still at 34!)
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