Surfing, Skateboarding, Music, Photography, Travel, Culture and general antics of the youth on the run.

Watch “New Religion” Featuring William Aliotti

Young French charger, William Aliotti, who originally hails from the island of St. Martin in the Caribbean, but now makes his home in Hossegor, France, has been on a journey of sorts. A journey to travel as far as budgets would allow and score as much great surf as possible. All the while compiling footage…

WY Mashup No. 2

Ultimate Spinach was a psychedelic rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. The album Behold and See was released in August of 1968 and featured great compositions like “Mind Flowers” and “Visions of Your Reality”. The song begins with trippy and washy guitar melodies which later turn to distorted higher energy riffs. Mind Flowers seems to be…

Planetary Punt $20 G to Fame…

About a year ago a good friend of What Youth, local Santa Cruz artist Tim Ward, approached us with a super interesting concept: $20,000 to the best air captured, posted and tagged to the submitting surfer’s Instagram account. Not to mention $3000 for second and $2000 for third. All funded privately by Tim’s company, Life…

Photo Credit: Sarah Kinsella Portoflio 039: A Natural Eye

Sarah “Louise” Kinsella is a photographer based in Sydney with an eye for life. She picked up photography from her Dad and carried this passion throughout England in her early years. She is a student of her surroundings as she turned her craft into discipline. Here are some photos of her work featuring some scenery as…

Watch “The Quieter You Are The More You Can Hear” Craig’s New Flick

Craig Anderson has been working on a new film with Kai Neville, and Dav Fox titled The Quieter You Are The More You Can Hear. Eighteen months of filming rolled into twenty-minutes of bliss. The whispers of “film of the year” make sense. It’s a doozy so sit back and enjoy. – What Youth

WY Premiere: Tijuana Panthers Listen to their New Single “Little Pamplemousse”

The wait is finally over. Tijuana Panthers newly released single “Little Pamplemousse” is the second track off of their upcoming album Carpet Denim. The track is titled after the nickname drummer Phil Shaheen gave to his son Levi. This song evokes the craziness and laborious days involved with having kids. The wicked outro solo is…

Watch “Robots From” Episode 5

Grant Noble and some friends went to Salidita for his birthday and returned with some footage to remember. While there the boys glided across some lengthy lefts, dangled in hammocks, and drank coconuts dry. This short flick for longer shapes is one to enjoy.

WY Mashup No. 1

We are introducing some new songs to get your week going called the WY Mash Up. It is a weekly music collective, where you will find some artists that you may be familiar with along with some others that are coming up. Enjoy. “GONE, GONE / THANK YOU” is the tenth track on Tyler the…

The Vault: Off Beat with Stefan Janoski Living in Miami, skateboarding in the Olympics and reading material

We were looking through the WY library and came across a chat with Stefan Janoski back in 2016. Turns out...

Girl We Adore: Sophie Lynn Time Travel, Ice Cream and Netflix

What Youth: What’s your full name? Sophie: Sophie Flores Do you have any nicknames? Auntie Pee Pee What music have...

Watch “DAEWON” Documentary His Life

Here is the film about Daewon’s upbringing, introduction to skateboarding and his influence. The 30 years of his career is...

Watch “Bocas Del Scoro” Down South

Simon Hetrick, Sam Neiger, and Matt McQueeney sought tubes on the Panamanian Islands of Bocas Del Toro and they found...

Photo Credit: Ashton Herman Portfolio 038: Gone with the Lens

Ashton Herman gets shit done. Young Ashton came to us via a persistent badgering to be a WY intern. We kinda...

WY Premiere: The Oogars Listen to their New Single “Scream”

Hailing from Byron Bay, The Oogars caught our attention with their surfy-meets-doo-wop sound, with a hint of retro but modern all...

Pasta or Pizza? Place, Bake and Enjoy

Oliver Risi was on the North Shore. While staying at the Volcom house they harnessed fun out of their surroundings...

Watch O’Neill’s “Strike Missions” Paradise Lost

Our friends at O’Neill just shot us over a nice little clip of what appears to be a new, ongoing...

Daewon Song Documentary: DAEWON Premiering May 12th

Here is the trailer for the Daewon Song documentary. We’re psyching. The world premiere will be coming to Los Angeles,...

WY Premiere: Illiterates Camaro Enthusiasts

The Illiterates’ sound is like a good cup of coffee. It wakes you up. They’re inspired, loud, and takes us...

WY Reports: Vestal Village An Oasis Playground

It’s that time of year again in the desert. Coachella has quite the lineup but towards the mountains is Vestal...

Watch “The Backyard” by Volcom Gerry’s Pad

As we know, Volcom has had the beachhead at Pipe on lock for quite some time. With their purchase years...

What Youth Wears: Jaydah Robinett 001: Hello Spring

Spring is here in Southern California. So we strolled with our friend Jaydah in a new bucket hat and other WY...

Watch Colin Moran in the new Octopus Video The Goose Is Loose on Some New Traction

Colin Moran lays down clips like no one’s business. He is armed with all the hucks and even a few songs...

Conversation With: Launder Dog Walks, Breakfast Tacos and Freeing From Distraction

John Cudlip is the mind, and voice of Launder. When we arrived at his house in Silverlake, we were greeted by...

Photo Credit: Dylan Gordon Portfolio 037: Some Eyes May Wander

Another day, another inbox full of tidbits from far and wide. Today, however, we stumbled across a truly creative lensman...

Conversation With: Ceramic Animal Love Pits at Chain Reaction

It’s not every day you run into a five-man brotherhood from Philadelphia that has a range of wild keys and...

WY Premiere: Breakup Shoes Check Out Their New Single “Playing With Fire”

Breakup Shoes brings a fresh taste to their sound spectrum with a new video for their single “Playing with Fire”....

Our Man Jay and the Missing WY Sweatshirt Truth Be Told

RVCA is sure pulling all the right levers these days. Obviously Jay Davies has been chilling on the team for...

Noah Wegrich for O’Neill A New Edition to the Team

The newest addition to the O’Neill team is Noah Wegrich, who just so happens hails from the cradle of the...

The Vault: Off Beat with Alex Olson Comephagen​, Surfing and Tinder

We caught up with Alex Olson in Copenhagen a few years ago and quizzed him on what was in the...

Goodbye Transworld Homage to an Institution

Transworld Skateboarding Magazine: A hell of a run. It’s becoming less of a shock these days when a print publication...

Watch Collin Provost in “Focus” A Family Escapade to Mex

Collin Provost is the foot soldier who provides the rage on and off the board. He’s an enthusiast of Black...

What Youth Wears: Akira Ament Youth on the Run

The day started out dodging the rising tide and roaming the puzzled coast. Accompanied with some clothes from the office...

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