Surf Education Academy Founder and Kwepunha Retreat Co-Founder, Sean Brody, headed to Italy in May 2016 to meet with Pope Francis to discuss surfing . . .
"Scholas Occurrentes, an international organization created by Pope Francis in 2013 that encourages societal peace through technology, arts, and sport, gathered for its annual conference in Rome on May 29th. An invitation for Brody and Hopkins to not only attend the event on behalf of their work, but to speak to Francis himself... " - SURFER MAGAZINE