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What’s Dane Been Up to? We spent the weekend with the Reynolds family filming for a new Fairly Normal

Dane was home this weekend. A classic California pre-summer day: lots of blue, couple fun waves and lots of traffic....
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New Swell in Bali Collected Thoughts 125

“The swell is filing in and we found a nice right all to ourselves. Bali bagus.” —Nate Lawrence
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An Issue 17 Intro Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced

“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” —Søren Kierkegaard I was consulted this...
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Let’s talk about trunks (briefly) We built this industry on them, so why are so few pairs worthy of your thighs?

Today marks the release of Former’s “Control” boardshort. So yes, full disclosure, we back them, and what they’re doing, so...
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One Roll 024: Sydney by Nick Green After the Vans Park Series with Raven Tershy, Ronnie Sandoval, Grant Taylor, and more

Nick Green is a photographer and filmmaker and friend of ours. He recently sent us a batch of photos that...
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The Surfer/Hooper Index Craig Anderson is Steph Curry and other ridiculous comparisons to kick off the NBA playoffs

The NBA is probably the most commercialized athletic event in the world. This makes it the most unlike surfing (kinda)....
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Does WSL = Christian Youth Group? Conservative and “cool” with really bad music

When I was in high school there were always people trying to get us to join them at their church...

What Youth Eats: The “Couchella” Menu Since we moved on from attending, here’s what we’re eating while we stream

I don’t have the time or the patience or the money to spend this weekend in the desert. (We actually...

Tanner And Norwegian Black Metal Bright guy, dark music

We had a sunny surf and followed it with Coronas in a dark bar full of magicians.  There were lots of smiles...
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One Roll 023: Steve Rowe When We Were Young Show at The Observatory

A couple different generations collided in Costa Mesa, CA over the weekend. With a lineup that included ’90s and noughties...
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What Youth Eats: Turkish Kebabs Now that we’ve graduated from our tour through Europe, let’s cook what we ate the whole time at home

Now that we finished up our three city tour through Berlin, Cologne and Amsterdam, its time to shine a light on the...
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Girl We Adore: Rachel Tabb Singing, No Regrets and Making good choices

What is your full name? Rachel Leigh Tabb Do you have any nicknames? Rae, Roo Where were you born and...
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My Fondest Memory: Airport Beers After a week in paradise, it’s the anticipation in those pre-flight bubbles I remember

I just got home from five days in absolute “paradise.” Clear water, boat rides, adventure, diving, nurse shark sightings, couple fun...
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What’s a “Surf Journalist”? Chas Smith analyzes the most absurd thing in surfing for What Youth Issue 17

The surf journalist. The surf. Journalist. Is there anything in this world more absurd? Any two words that belong together less...
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WHAT YOUTH DRINKS: BUILD A BAR Home bars made easy. Let’s get the drinks flowing.

Don Draper would approve. Bar carts with gold rails, hand carved mixing gadgets, illuminated backlighting — home bars these days...

We got our hearing back Photos From What Youth Issue 17 Release Party Presented by Brixton

Our Issue 17 release party is over — and has been for a few days now, but there is still a...
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Quotes From Issue 17 A small glimpse inside the new issue

“Waves are crashing over the boat. It’s a strong boat though. One of the strongest. It rocks and rolls but stays steady. Plates...
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What Youth Issue 17 Release Party This Thursday Night at The Wayfarer in Costa Mesa Presented by Brixton

What Youth Issue 17 is out and shipping now, and this Thursday you can join us at The Wayfarer in...
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Dion. by Respondek Photographer John Respondek released part one of a new photographic essay series featuring Dion Agius. You should grab one.

Spon and Dion travel the world together a lot. And they end up with a lot of material worthy of...
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WHAT YOUTH EATS: WHAT YOU’RE GIVEN Make no substitutions, please.

Is your stomach closed-minded? Are you the picky one? Try to eat or drink what you’re given. And like it....

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Watch “Sessions, Pipeline” With Mason Ho, Koa Rothman, Nathan Florence, Koa Smith & more

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To celebrate his Guest Pro board with Krooked Skateboards, Rick McCrank came to San Francisco to shred with his buddy...
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Watch “Droid Around Aus and Bali” Metal Neck and Droid, a pretty reliable duo

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Wade Goodall in “Turtle Business” As aggressive as we’ve ever seen Wade

The Melvins definitely set the tone, but Wade’s surfing does them justice. Big turns. Big airs. As aggressive as we’ve...
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Listen to CFM’s New Single And go to their record release show tonight

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A groovy little vid from RVCA down on the East Coast of Oz towards the end of summer. Exactly what we...
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If it could all be so simple Evan Geiselman, Mitch Crews and Mikala Jones find shade in Mexico

The song and the idea of going down to Mexico to do step offs for an ad campaign isn’t exactly...
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Listen to Michael Nau And chill on his new single, “Light That Ever”

Need something sweet and soothing to soundtrack your way through the weekend? Michael Nau’s new single, “Light That Ever”, off...
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Hadrien Buhannic’s latest edit from the streets of Paris. Featuring Kevin Rodrigues, Greg Cuadrado, Hjalte Halberg, Vincent Touzery, Paul Grund,...

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I first saw Cat Signs play back in 2013 at the Wayfarer, when it was still called the Detroit Bar, and Anthony Perry...