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A Journey Through the Emerald Isle Ian Crane and Soli Bailey for Issue 20

Our hearts were beating the shit out of themselves. How could we have let this happen? Surfers had been the...

4 Cities: Cole Sandman Episode 6: Venturing Around Santa Cruz Presented by Volcom

Cole Sandman is that one kid in your town that everyone loves. His personality is contagious. He’s an old soul...

Issue 20 Release An Evening Bash at the Bungalow

It was a long day but this night was even longer. On Thursday evening, we premiered Governed by Lines and dropped...

What Youth Issue 20

What Youth Issue 20 On Sale Now

  What Youth issue 20 is fresh off the press. This mag was built upon the cliffs of the Emerald...

Governed By Lines A new film starring Ian Crane, and Soli Bailey in Ireland presented by O’Neill

It is said in Ireland that every good story told is preceded by a drink. As we lift a Guinness...

Governed By Lines A New What Youth Exclusive

4 Cities: Mauro Diaz Episode 5: Roaming the Streets of Old San Juan, Puerto Rico

In this episode of 4 Cities, we roamed the streets of old San Juan with our favorite Puerto Rican, Mauro...

Right, so the WSL starts again next week And hello, yes, we have some questions and concerns. Five exactly.

It is 6:30 am, picture the scene. It is 6:30 am and the crack of dawn in San Diego and...

A quick ode to Uncle Gav Please buy this legend a cold beer. He is a surfing treasure.

Yesterday you heard we went to Samoa and got hit by a cyclone before finding blue tubes and cold beers...
letters from what youth where ya been

“Where ya been?” A little update on our recent movements

Don’t you just love when people ask you that? Well, we do. And people been asking us – especially our mailman,...

Youth against the machine I’m so proud of you

Editor’s Note: Last Friday night I got emotional. I was watching recaps of what happened in the world that week and...
what youth afternoon interview jordan taylor

Afternoon Interview: Jordan Taylor Episode: 063: An afternoon at WKND Skateboards is always a good time

The first time I met Jordan Taylor I had no idea who he was. We were having beers with a...

Radical Class: Some Weekend Reading A book about Australia (it’s that time again!) from an author we can’t get enough of

“Australia is mostly empty and a long way away. Its population is small and its role in the world consequently...

Five Songs For Your Next Surf Clip Here’s “Wonderwall” or something or other.

You ever sit down to enjoy the latest web clip and start off thinking, “Hey, the surfing here isn’t terrible.”...
Tom Lowe, British Surfer, Nate Lawrence

Who’s that British madman? Collected Thoughts 135: The first time Nate Lawrence saw Tom Lowe paddle past him

Editor’s Note: You know we’re up to something when a dude like Tom Lowe’s name starts coming up. The British...

Girl We Adore: Grace Gardiner Our valentine loves the Philadelphia Eagles and David Bowie and will be have a gin soda

Love is in the air today. And Darren Ankenman made our hearts hurt when he sent us these rad shots...

Outside the Comfort Zone San Francisco to Florida to the North Shore to “The Other Guys.”

It’s been one of those days. Weeks. Years. Hell, six years. I haven’t used my own soap in three weeks....

Media Model Subsidy Line Noise Ordinances and surf video making with Mitch Coleborn, Harry Bryant, Nate Tyler, Colin Moran and more

This morning we received a note on our front door reminding us that this town operates under a noise ordinance and that...
what youth harry bryant surf trip

Well, you’re hired We reached out to you and you delivered. Now it’s time to go

Holy shit, it worked!  The idea hatched over a pitcher of margaritas the other night is a reality. And it’s...

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WY Premiere: Grave Flowers Bongo Band Listen to the exclusive album premiere of Flower Pot 

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Five to watch in 2019 Youth on the Run

Five Guys To Watch In 2019   How do you measure the worth of a surfer? Is it a factor...

Tomorrows Tulips Harnessed to Flesh

“If you saw them on the street you wouldn’t think they were human beings with their thin absent minded appearance...

4 CITIES: PAT SCHMIDT Episode 7 History Runs Deep with the Schmidt Family in Manasquan, New Jersey

I first met Pat in Hawaii a few years back. He was this tall, lanky dude from New Jersey who...

HUMP CLUB Your Wednesday Music Roundup With Maya Eslami

Cass McCombs Announces New Album Cass McCombs, the illustrious songwriter that he is, has announced the release of his ninth...

ANDREW DOHENY This isn’t the droid you are looking for

“This isn’t the droid you are looking for”. Oh, but it is! Out of action for some time now due...

NOZ N AUZ Not in a wave pool

Our friends at D’Blanc just shot this edit over of Noa Deane getting loose in Oz. As usual, our boy...

WATCH LIVING A DREAM A What Youth Premiere with Peter and John Bjorn

Swedish trio Peter Bjorn and John release their newest album Darker Days today and we’re premiering the video for their single “Living a Dream”...

WATCH JACK FREESTONE IN WACkO If You Build It, They Will Come

It’s kind of like the “Field of Dreams” with Kevin Costner. Except it’s surfing, not baseball and the ghost of...

DESERT DAZE Come for the Music, Stay for the Debauchery

“This is America at its finest.”  Desert Daze is never what you expect it to be. The music festival designed...

HUMP CLUB Your Wednesday Music Roundup with Maya Eslami

Listen to 6LACK I’ve been sleeping on this one, so get ready if you have, too. 6LACK, pronounced BLACK, released...

Marc Johnson Sets The Record Straight “If I’m not going to say some shit that doesn’t mean anything, I’m not going to say anything at all.”

“I got in a fucking fender bender yesterday,” Marc Johnson says after we finally connected after playing one-sided phone tag...

WATCH SHELDON SIMKUS In “Twenty”

With Indo season ending, it’s only fitting that we watch Sheldon get spit out of some of the best tubes...

WHAT YOUTH PREMIERE Brown Acid The 7th Trip: Rare 60s-70s pre-metal, pre-stoner rock singles comp series returns

Today we’re pleased to premiere a new track from the forthcoming seventh edition of the popular Brown Acid compilation series,...

HUMP CLUB Your Wednesday Music Roundup with Maya Eslami

Listen to The Lulls The Lulls, a band birthed on the California coast, describe themselves as “soft, dreamy indie that’s...

WATCH “SPEEDING TICKET” With Evan Geiselman and Noah Schweizer. How Fast Would You Drive to Score Waves Like This?

Noah Schweizer has been on a fucking terror lately. Last week he dropped “Inlet Tribute” and then charged up to...

LISTEN TO “THE LULLS” A What Youth Premiere

  What’s in a name?  For The Lulls, it’s washed out guitar and the rolling rhythms of water pounding the California...

‘Off Campus’ In Paris MJ, Blondey, Heitor, + Chewy Cruise The Streets

Why are Marc Johnson, Blondey McCoy, Heitor Da Silva and Chewy Cannon cruising through the streets of Paris? To celebrate a classic 80’s...

WATCH GLOBE’S NEWEST VIDEO Cult of Freedom: The New Zealand Part

After watching this video, one thing is for certain, Creed McTaggart is an ace with a slingshot. It’s funny how...

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