If you want to get into the best academy in South America you've got to be prepared to fight for it. In this episode of Proyecto Sofia, ex world champion Sofia Mulanovich is traveling around her home country of Peru putting youngsters through their paces and winnowing down a crowd of 67 contenders to the final 10 lucky surfers who will get to be part of her surf academy. The Proyecto is a three-year program that combines top-level, competitive surf training with life lessons anchored in the key areas of environmental protection, healthy living, and fair play. It's not wonder the competition is fierce - Peru's talent pool is super deep and these kids know they have a chance at the opportunity of a lifetime.
Getting Into Sofia Mulanovich's Surf School Is Really Frickin' Hard | Proyecto Sofia, Ep. 2
Sofia Mulanovich, the first South American World Surfing Champion, has a launched her high performance surf academy in Peru - Proyecto Sofia Mulanovich. The academy, possibly the first of its kind in the world, provides the 10 members full surfing scholarships and all the tools necessary to help develop them into pro surfers. Along the way the academy will also provide the kids valuable life lessons so they grow and mature into better people and role models in their communities. The Proyecto is open to all Peruvians no matter their social background.
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