EP52 – Surfer, Nat Geo Adventurer, Non-Profit Leader, Emi Koch on Making A Difference Doing What You Love

Emi Koch is a professional surfer, conservationist, educator, National Geographic Adventurer of the Year, and non-profit leader, making waves of difference around the world.

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Her non-profit organization, Beyond The Surface International, is empowering coastal communities through surfing lessons and visual storytelling workshops.

On this episode of The Stokecast, learn how Emi gained traction as a professional surfer from a very young age, then decided to ditch the traditional path of the sponsored athlete to start a non-profit and work to create real change in surf communities worldwide.

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Jonathan Ronzio
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Adventure Athlete, Speaker, Award-Winning Director, Co-Host of The Stokecast, Founder of Explore Inspired

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