Challenged Athletes + Junior Seau Foundation Adaptive Surf Clinic: July 2016


SEA founder, Sean Brody, paired up with International Surfing Association (ISA) Membership Manager, Alex Reynolds as head coaches of the the 3-day clinic. The clinic took place in Del Mar, CA and Encinitas, CA in conjunction with the 2016 Switchfoot Bro-Am Contest.


ISA Surf Level 1 with the Canadian Surfing Association. Tofino, British Columbia - April 2016

SEA had a great time traveling to Tofino, British Columbia to train the Canadian Surfing Association and the Thompsons River University on ISA Surf Level 1 and SUP Flatwater Courses.

Meeting with Pope Francis: Vatican City, Italy - May 2016

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