How does the addiction to surfing create such cool people? As Dr. Leon suggests, that’s my projection, from an outsider looking in, but I’m sticking to it. There's something enlightening going on when you ride a billion gallon horizontal vortex.
Our discussion revolves around a study abroad program that he is a professor in called The Sea State. Leon's grounded point of view and tempered optimism sheds light on the many shades of 'Eco' tourism while also revealing what the future of education will most likely become.