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

DC Shoes, Stella Artois, Beer

DC Shoes sent us a bunch of beer Like a lot of it. And released this vid.

We had to use a dolly to get it in the door. Nearly 100 green bottles of Stella. With a...
what youth recommends kolohe andino surfing

Kolohe Andino in “Back to Basics” Strong lines drawn across long J-Bay walls

Maybe this is a warning shot. Or a reminder that he still surfs out of a jersey. Or maybe it’s...
Clay Marzo in "East Coast Low".

Clay Marzo in “East Coast Low” He continues to impress from his western oasis

It’s hard not to look when Clay Marzo drops another unannounced edit from his western Australia oasis. He remains a mystery in...
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Dusty, Pat and Balaram in “Numb Nuts” The East Coasters show the Hawaiian Frozen Jersey and Northeast Atlantic

Dusty Payne, Balaram Stack and Pat Schmidt chase a swell from New Jersey to the nooks and crannies of the...
Nick Rozsa surfing in California.

Nick Rozsa in California The 2ft and under club

It would be nice just to have a session like this. Glassy peaks and big carves. We’ll take waves like...
The making of Taylor Steele's new movie "Proximity".

Watch the Making of “Proximity” A new Taylor Steele flick coming soon

We found something to look forward to. Taylor Steele is making a new surf film and it’s going to be called...
Andrew Jacobson in Flagnet by Hunter Martinez.

“Flanget” starring Andrew Jacobson Retro tunes and good surfing all over the place

“Flange” is Andrew Jacobson. And I love seeing Flange around town. He’s got a great attitude and he’s pretty funny...
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The What Youth Guide to Summer Tools for Summer: Some You’ll Want, Some You’ll Need

God I hope you’re going somewhere this summer. Please don’t just sit under the gloom watching SnapChats while getting trampled...
License to Chill episode 6 "Hawaiian Hurricanes".

“License to Chill” Starring Mason Ho More weird waves with Mason and Burger “Hawaiian Hurricanes”

These dudes really have the ocean and all her peculiarities figured out. So when Hawaii got hit by back to...
Conner Coffin's part in Whatever Beach.

Conner Coffin’s Whatever Beach Part California pointbreaks look best with Conner on them

He doesn’t have the bowl cut we gave him in Japan years ago, but he sure has grown into a...
License to Chill Episode 5: Rock Lobsters.

“License to Chill” Starring Mason Ho Mason dances with rocks again in Episode 5 “Rock Lobsters”

This might be the most dangerous surfing ever done. I mean, seriously right? I don’t know even know if it’s...
Welcome Beach with Parker Coffin doing a cutback at Rincon.

Whatever Beach: Parker Coffin Another installment in the dark wave part series by Vacation Club

Parker Coffin has always been ahead of his age I met him when he was like 12 and he was...
Russell Bierke in a big barrel during the Red Bull Cape Fear Contest.

Watch the Cape Fear Highlight Reel Easily the heaviest surf comp we’ve ever watched

Kai Neville texted me: “Are you watching this Cape Fear event? Shit is heavy!” Of all people to get me...
what youth recommends dream steeple premiere announcement

Vissla’s “Dream Steeple” World Premiere Thursday night in Huntington Beach at our favorite venue: Don the Beachcomber

Thursday night in our favorite tiki garden of rum Vissla will debut their new project film: “Dream Steeple.” There will be...
what youth recommends license to chill costa rica

“License to Chill” starring Mason Ho Episode 4: Burger goes to Costa Rica

Burger is getting around this year. And in episode 4 he’s off to Central America with Mason and Coco Ho....
what youth recommends weird waves wyoming

Weird Waves with Dylan Graves Dylan Graves is searching for the world’s weirdest waves. First up: Wyoming.

Dylan Graves is one of my favorite people. We’ve been all over Europe with him years ago hopping trains from Portugal...
License to Chill Episode 3 Waimea Bay.

“License to Chill” starring Mason Ho Waimea Bay: Inside and way outside

“I had to pack the shorebreak, it’s what I live for.”—Mason Ho. Episode 3 and they’re still amazing. Inside, outside...
Bobby Martinez in Whatever Beach

Watch “Whatever Beach: Bobby Martinez” Stylish and smooth ripping from everyone’s favorite

Watching Bobby’s backhand is always something that catches our eye. A completely smooth edit from this past winter, mostly shot around...
License to Chill Episode 2 “Island Oscillation”

License to Chill starring Mason Ho Episode 2: “Island Oscillation”

Seriously cannot. Get. Enough. Mason. This time in Hawaii riding everything from 8’6″ Pipe guns to 5’6″ fish to V...
Griffin Colapinto Whatever Beach

“Whatever Beach: Griffin Colapinto” All along the California coastline (but mostly San Clemente)

Griffin Colapinto on both sides of the San Clemente pier. Long the ever-lasting grom, this looks to show signs of...
Dane Reynolds, Surfing, Quiver

Go inside Dane Reynolds’ Garage A close look at Sealtooth’s quiver

Here is a 15-minute tour of Dane’s garage and the dozens and dozens of surfboards he houses in that garage....
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Fade to Purple Starring Matt Meola A new clip made entirely of part-ending worthy clips

Seriously, this is getting out of control. These Maui guys are island cowboys swayed by no trends, surf to the...
what youth recommends lefts with wardo

Wardo and Lee Wilson at Deserts Mesmerizing backhand tube riding by the best

Chris Ward has a psychedelically perfect approach to one of the world’s best (and shallowest) lefts. Desert Point is the...
what youth recommends dream steeple trailer, Vissla

Watch the trailer for “Dream Steeple” An all new surfing thriller from Vissla Films

Check this trailer for a new film coming from the creative minds at Vissla. Starring their newly-grown cast of characters including...
License to Chill Episode 1 Mason Ho

License to Chill starring Mason Ho Episode 1: Burger Goes to Bali starring Mason, Tom Curren and Cheeseburger

I don’t think anything this good has come out in a long time. Lost and Mason and Curren and Burger…in...
what youth recommends yago dora surfing

Give Yago Dora 8 Minutes The next step in Yago’s progression: Lots of Flow

We’ve come to expect a lot from Yago Dora. From his Adolescents part, to coming along to the frozen beaches...
Willian Finnegan, surfing, music, Kirra

Finnegan on the sounds of surfing Pulitzer Prize winner William Finnegan speaks to Pitchfork about music and surfing

“The soundtrack for surfing, especially since shortboards in ’68, is rock n roll. That’s what it is.” William Finnegan wrote...
what youth recommends soli baily

Watch Soli Bailey at Cloudbreak Riding all sorts of sleds and drawing really rad lines

Soli Bailey is another guy we’re taking on the road next month. And boy are we glad we are. His...
Luke Hynd, Surfing, Ireland

Watch Luke Hynd in “The Craic” A dark and stormy ride through Ireland

Luke Hynd is coming on a trip with us next month. And we’re pretty excited about that prospect. The Australian goofy...
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Watch “Marzo and Me” Short and to the point

Clay just being Clay. The subject of an attempt to get into the Fiji contest, #putClayinFiji, failed miserably. But we doubt being...
what youth recommends conner coffin ywt

Watch “Conner Coffin x YWT” Classic lines done perfectly

Conner Coffin is a throwback. He’s well-rounded. He carves and charges and has found a way to please the judges...
Shawn Barney Barron

Watch “Barney” A documentary on one of surfing’s greatest characters: Shawn “Barney” Barron

It’s still hard to believe Barney is gone. But this rad documentary celebrates on of the great personalities surfing has...

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