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.
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.
Mentioned on the show:
- Follow Emi on Instagram @beyondthesurfaceintl
- Visit the Beyond The Surface International website
- See Emi on National Geographic Adventurers of the Year
- Emi’s Climate Changers profile
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Episode edited by Chris Plante