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Watch Brother Tuesday, May 26th Exclusive Sneak Preview for 24 hours at What Youth

Our new film is almost ready for you. And because we love you, we’re going to do a sneak preview, right here at WhatYouth.com for 24 hours beginning at 8 a.m. PST Tuesday May 26th. In case you missed the World Premiere rager we through at the Stance HQ in San Clemente, this will be…

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Massive Mexico Derek Dunfee rides and documents ridiculously large Puerto

Editor’s Note: Derek Dunfee does things only a couple of humans on this planet can do: he chases massive waves around the world (completely sponsorless and on his own dime) and has the presence of mind to document with his photos and words. This is as close as you can get to what these guys…


What Youth Recommends: Crap Eyewear Your new sunglasses for summer

New sunglasses we really like

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What Youth Mixtapes Creed McTaggart’s “Candy Mix”

Creed McTaggart’s been wandering NYC recently, and everyone knows there’s something cool in the water there. It makes your taste better. There’s history in every crack in the pavement there and Creed proves it today with his “Candy Mix” mixtape. We’re getting close to the weekend, and you’re going to need this to sprinkle through…

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Back Den 040 Rob Roskopp, Hawaii, Circa 1980’s

“rob roskopp blasting one footed over my car, in hawaii kai one afternoon in the 80’s. we would surf during the days when it was hot then skate in the afternoons when it got cooler. gibo in the back ground. shot on my canon AE-1″ —Mark Oblow


Conversation With: Warren Smith Ex Homeless Laser Tag enthusiast

“…And then laser tag came in the last few years of high school and it almost won. It almost took over all of them. But thank god our laser tag center burned down because I might be the manager of a laser tag center instead of surfing or whatever the fuck it is. “ –Warren…


Making of Polar’s “Manhattan Days” A short Documentary by Jenkem

  Our Friends at Jenkem Magazine in New York City just released a documentary on Pontus Alvs short film Manhattan Days. The six-minute 8mm film features the Polar & Converse team, skating through the streets of NYC with portable obstacles. The final edit makes it look like a super fun and easy project, but this behind…


Matt Meola: Home Surfing around Maui and the “540 Spindle Flip”

Matt Meola lands an all new air: the “Spindle 540″ while surfing around his home in Maui. And he continues to prove he’s part of the creative aerial elite in Maui, who continue to blow our collective minds with their consistently gnarly video edits. This is just another, and it comes with a new maneuver. Last…


Interview with Larry Clark “Kids” 20th Anniversary

When we think of Larry Clark the first thing that comes to mind is a genuine portrait of teen years. His work...
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The WY Guide: Sri Lanka Formerly the Dominion of Ceylon

A war torn country for 26 years, Sri Lanka has emerged as a cheap and exotic option. The hole in...
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Corners: Homecoming Show Presented by Crap Eyewear

Last night we went to Corners homecoming show. The LA based band took the stage to an eager crowd following...
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Scott Oster for Bianca Chandon An all new Bianca promo

All new Bianca Chandon Video Featuring Scott Oster. “He embodies the iconic surfer/ skateboarder Venice Beach style. With one of...
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Vissla x What Youth: Tropical Gothic A What Youth Collab

We collaborated with Vissla to create pieces that are rooted in the classic elements of surf tradition.What Youth art director...

For The Love: Tropical Popsicle Episode 018 Presented by Vissla

Tropical Popsicle are simultaneously laid back yet serious when it comes to their music. They cruised into the music scene...

Corners Homecoming Show Thursday 14th of May at the Echoplex

Tomorrow night we are teaming up with Crap Eyewear for Corners homecoming show at the Echoplex in Los Angeles. Other...

Conversations With: The Shrine Chatting with one of the heaviest bands of our time

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Brother: Excerpt (2/3) From our new film with Kolohe Andino

This is excerpt 2 of 3 from our new film Brother. Growing up in San Clemente, hanging out with his dad...

Shawn “Barney” Barron Tribute Compilation from Veeco Productions

“He was the original artist, free surfer, big wave charger and all around best human ever.” – Volcom Staff photographer...

Girl We Adore: Natascha Elisa In Search of Sadie Presented by Amuse Society

Natascha Elisa doesn’t make any plans. Things just seem to happen. She recently caught the attention of Amuse Society and...
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Mac Demarco: The Way You’d Love Her Announcing a forthcoming mini-LP

Mac baby has made many devoted fans happy today by releasing a brand new track off his upcoming mini L.P....

Corners Zine: Maxed Out U.S. Tour Presented by Lolipop Records & CRAP Eyewear

If you’re really lucky you’ll be good at one thing. Then there’s the rare breed of people who are exceptionally...
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Back Den 039 David Carson

“not only did i have the opportunity to work with david carson at quiksilver,  but he published my photos in...

For The Love: Marquis Preston Hanging out with Marquis in his hometown

In this episode of For the Love we catch up with Marquis Preston. A few years ago he had his...

Deleted Scene: Brother Europe with Kolohe Andino & Taj Burrow

Deleted scene from Brother. A fun session in Europe with Kolohe Andino and Taj Burrow taking turns. Brother is premiering...

Get to know L.A. Witch And listen to their new single “Kill My Baby Tonight”

Los Angeles-based bad girl trio L.A. Witch released a new single today, “Kill My Baby Tonight,” off their forthcoming album,...
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Eight & Sand (60) A 60 second highlight reel from Riley Blakeway’s short film “Eight & Sand”

A 60 second highlight reel from Riley Blakeway’s short film “Eight & Sand”  The film was documented in a ten-day journey through...

Stay Tuned: Andrew Doheny Playlist 017 Presented by D’Blanc

Droids surfing became distracted a few years ago when he found music. Since then he’s toggled between going on surf trips...
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The WY Guide: Cape Town, South Africa The tip of the world

The WY Guide to Cape Town, South Africa by C.S. Louis
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What Youth Issue 11 On Sale Now

Well seeing’s how the cops shut down our release party Thursday night mid set for Kim and the Created, we’ll...
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Lizards of Summer: Season 2 Premiere A What Youth series featuring the dregs of the video vault

And we’re back. For season two of whatever the hell sort of video concoction Blake Myers can whip up for...
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World Premiere of Brother Our new film with Kolohe Andino premiered at Stance last night

We world premiered Brother last night to a swarm of moshing groms and shred dogs in San Clemente, California. It was...
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Brother: Excerpt (1/3) From our new film with Kolohe Andino

From Brother. Like, literally. This is excerpt 1 of 3 from our new film Brother. Since the movie is pretty...