Alizé Arnaud

Alizé Arnaud

Biography:

Current European Champion, Alize Arnaud is one highly dedicated and talented surfer. Having strived to be a professional surfer since the age of 5, and dominated the junior circuit, there is no doubt that the 20 year old French surfer is going to be pushing her sport for many years to come. 

2009/10 RESULTS: 
European Champion 2009
2nd ASP Junior European 2009

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: 
5th ASP World Junior Championships 2006
ASP European Junior Champion 2008
5th ISA World Junior Championships 2006
2nd Rip Curl Gromsearch International Final 2006
ISA Tag Team World Champion 2006
2nd Eurosurf Junior 2008
Queen of the Groms 2005
French Junior Champion 2005, 2007

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Q: When did you start surfing and why?
A: I started surfing at the age of 9 because my brother did and I wanted to do everything like my brother!

Q: What has been the biggest highlight of the past 12 months for you?
A: My biggest highlight is last February when I did my speech at the ASP banquet in front of all the best surfer and my family, such an amazing memory!!

Q: What's your most embarrassing moment?
A: A few years ago when I was in a VIP party with all the pro surfers once again you know with great dj, great food.. and when my sister took a glass of champagne all the others glass went down on the floor so the music stopped and everyone was looking in our direction, so embarrassing!

Q: Who do you enjoy surfing with the most, and why?
A: With my brother because surf and family are the 2 most important things in my life!

Q: Which surfers inspire you the most?
A: Probably Andy Irons I love him!! Then Jordy Smith is pretty amazing.

Q: Other than home, where is your favorite place to surf, and why?
A: I love Bell's Beach because firstly I love rights an then you can do so many turns on this wave!!

Q: What are your main goals and plans for the next 12 months?
A: Pass my driving lesson of course!!

Q: What do you do for fun when you are not surfing?
A: Cinema,shopping, spend time with my family and friends, tennis!

Q: What achievement are you most proud of so far in your career?
A: My world junior title is definitely my best result ever.

Q: If you didn't surf for a living, what would you have liked to be doing now for an occupation?
A: Well tennis player maybe or dancer (even if I'm the worst dancer right now..)

Q: What trick do you enjoy the most?
A: Barrel, nothing is better than a good barrel!!

Q: What type of wave is your favorite?
A: Right like 5feet 

Q: What's your favorite surf destination and wave?
A: My favorite surf destination is Madagascar because you can have crazy waves without anyone in water!

Q: What music you listen to?
A: Michael Jackson, Dalida, Madonna, Britney Spears, Franck Sinatra, Abba

Q: Has surfing ever injured you and what's the worst injury?
A: Yeah I had so many knee problems so it's pretty hard to stay out of the water for a while.