Podcast: The favela surf school empowering a generation

author photo
Greg Dickinson
10/21/2020

In the latest episode of The Rough Guide to Everywhere podcast, we travel to the Rocinha favela in Rio de Janeiro and hear about the surf schools that are empowering a generation.

We chat to Mikey Krzyzanowski, founder of the Goma Collective. Mikey tells us about the documentary he is making on the surf schools, talks vividly about his first impressions of the favela and explains the positive impact these schools are having on the community.

We hope you enjoy this episode – don’t forget to let us know what you think. Rate us on Apple Podcasts and get in touch on Twitter using #roughguidespod!

Subscribe to The Rough Guide to Everywhere now (iTunes; Soundcloud; Spotify).

Top image: Ipanema Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil © lazyllama/Shutterstock

Travel advice for Brazil

Planning on your own? Prepare for your trip

Use Rough Guides' trusted partners for great rates

Find even more inspiration for Brazil here

Ready to travel and discover Brazil?
Get support from our local experts for
stress-free planning & worry-free travels