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

Winter Storm Jonas Balaram Stack, Pat Schmidt, Corey Frank, and Thomas Ihnken surf frozen New York

Jonas was supposed to keep the East Coast cooped up in their houses, but Balaram and his friends know that when...
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Watch The Dill and Beeg Project The boys just absolutely nailed it

Friday night in Venice, California I sat and watched this movie at the premiere that Dillon Perillo and Brendon Gibbens...

Seaweed Salad Starring Ian Crane, Brett Barley, Torrey Meister, Jake Kelley, Kei Kobayashi, Colt Ward

North Shore in November and December is a shit show. Everyone is there and there’s good reason to be. O’Neill’s...
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Watch Banjo Strings A delight from Jack Coleman featuring Ryan Burch, Tom Curren and Rob Machado

Do we need to give a reason why? The audio won’t necessarily pump you up, but respect the art behind...

Watch Land of the Left Featuring Jonathan Gubbins, Pato Texiera, Magoo De La Rosa

Attention all goofy footers, book your next flight to Peru. We don’t care if you have or haven’t heard of these...

D’Blanc Release Issue 2 of “Perspective” And in a world of shitty zines, this isn’t one

It seems as though everyone has their own zine these days. I’ve been to zine fests, zine carnivals, zine swap...
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What Youth X Christian Fletcher Shirt On Sale Now

This is a very Limited Edition What Youth X Christian Fletcher T-shirt. Featuring a 4-year-old Christian Fletcher photographed by Herbie Fletcher...
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Watch Mikey Wright in “Rage” ’90s adrenaline, Mikey Wright vibe and ripping in the name of

Mikey Wright just dropped the most high octane, fuck it-filled Hawaii edit we’ve seen in years. With the perfect juxtaposition...
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Watch “Welcome Elsewhere” A clip by Kai Neville starring Craig Anderson

Craig Anderson demonstrates the proper way to disappear and then reappear with one of the strongest video releases we’ve seen a...

There’s a Starman Waiting in the Sky David Bowie dies at age 69

David Bowie died last night after an 18-month battle with cancer. He was 69. Bowie’s unparalleled influence and incredibly innovative...

Watch Oliver Kurtz Hammer the Globe Hard to call him underground anymore

It’s weird to call Oliver underrated or underground because we’ve known him since he was young, but I think when...
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Watch Julian Wilson in Hawaii The nicest way to start the year

You’re back. In the saddle, at school, on the road…but before you warp your fragile, Making of a Murderer binge-watching...
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The 2015 What Youth Slideshow All the fun that we had, set to Lou Reed

New Year’s would have to be our favorite holiday. It’s the only one with little to no religious associations, and...
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The What Youth 2015 The best photos of the year: action and lifestyle

The amount of imagery that comes through these doors is incredible. And in a world run mad by social media,...
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This Is Us: North Black and White film with Nate Lawrence

I never thought I would need to write this. Or that I would need to start a new magazine that...
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The What Youth 2015 Top 5 submissions from CS Louis

CS Louis is a regular contributor to What Youth. His column though is as inconsistent as it is amazing. So...
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Evan Geiselman on nearly drowning at Pipe A vivid recount on his second spin

We nearly lost a good one this day. And I must say, as hard as it is to watch this,...
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The Long Wave Goodbye A film by Poler Stuff and Nike starring Donovan Piscopo and Daryl Angel

It’s no secret that skateboarding and surfing have been existing in more harmony than usual. And it hasn’t been ignored...
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The Stores that Carry What Youth Tell ’em Santa sent ya

We’re a week away from Christmas, two weeks away from New Years and three weeks from the release of What...

Watch Kelly Slater’s new wave pool Barreled 115 miles inland…

This is the most terrifying, exciting, surreal thing we’ve ever seen. What happens next? God knows, and the whole wave...
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The What Youth 2015 Our Top 5 Interviews of the Year

We spend most of the year talking to people. Record. Talk Talk Talk. And then we show you. That’s one thing...
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Want to Write for What Youth? We’re (still) looking for contributing writers and interns for 2016

[Update: If you already sent through your work for our previous callout, we’re still in the process of going through...

Watch the trailer for “Shit Kicker” A new surf film starring Beau Foster. Coming December 18th

Beau Foster just made our day. Last night he sent over the trailer and a little sample of his upcoming...

Watch Creed Mctaggart in “Candy” Epokhe releases Creed’s new signature glass and this really good video

The song is perfect. Creed is ripping. The cinematography and edit is on point and we can’t stop watching. Here’s...
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The What Youth Holiday Wish List The rad stuff you need to buy (or have someone buy for you)

Well, we’re here. The holiday season. The scent of consumerism and dead birds is wafting through the crisp air. There...
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Watch Jack Robinson in Breakthrough Shades of a little bit of everyone, turned way up

Maybe it’s the North Point. Or the Billabong sticker. Or the ultra mature prowess, but Jack Robinson looks as polished...
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Watch Ryan Callinan in Newcastle Dreamy lefts at home

Ryan Callinan is a legend. Nicest guy ever and a style any goofy foot can love and get behind. He...
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Watch Skittles Dylan Goodale Surfing in New Zealand, Panama, Hawaii and California

A bit of fun footage from the past year or so that has been stitched together for your viewing pleasure....

Watch Nix Nic Nooley A full-length surf film starring Creed Mactaggart, Noa Deane, Beau Foster and more

Finally some creativity in surfing! A weird concept, some hilarious acting and a bunch of fucking good-fun surfing. Toby Cregan’s...
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Watch Clique An 8 minute Indonesian psych reel starring Mitch Coleborn and Jack Freestone

The Mentawais always bring it. And it turns out so do Jack Freestone and Mitch Coleborn. Music: Washed Out, “New...
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Taj Does it Again Releases the Tube Pig Mayhem model with a hammer video

Taj Burrow has been getting incredible and nearly untouchable pits up and down the coast of his Western Australia hideaway...
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View from my Imax Chair View from a Blue Moon is somewhere between Star Wars and Kelly Slater Black and White

Last night I saw John John’s View From A Blue Moon at Big Newport and it left me replete with...

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