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Watch Mason Ho’s Hawaiian Holiday Ho ho ho

I told myself I would stop. But the holidays are all about caving to one’s indulgences. See: Setting a food eating a drink guzzling record from the 23rd to the 26th. And with that transition here’s one more edit. It’s Mason Ho so you know you’ll watch it. –James Royce

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Watch Asher Pacey’s Cold Water Christmas Sesh On one of the best-looking sub-zero right handers

I told myself I’d be out. Don’t email me. Don’t DM me. If you see me on the street do not dare make eye contact. And if you do, guess what? I’ll look away. You know why? I unplugged. It’s the holidays and I’m going off the damn grid. Only checking Twitter every now and then…

What Youth Drinks: Tropical Eggnog Happy Holidays, But First Drink this Punch     

To quote maybe every other person right now, “it’s been quite a year, right?” So much emotion! So much drama! Never the less we’re here, hopefully gathering around a table with a bunch of family to reconnect, catch up, etc.. But as beautiful as the idea of family togetherness is, 10-12 extended family members sitting…

Jason Woodside, Michael Tessier

Artist Jason Woodside’s NYC Nixon presents a caffeine-fueled tour of NY and Jason’s Brooklyn art studio

Jason Woodside loves coffee. A lot. So much so that he owns a coffee shop in Soho called Happy Bones. He also loves contrast. And his artwork is a celebration of that love for contrast. We recently tagged along with him — heavily caffeinated — and got a tour of his NYC as well as…

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The Top 10 Albums of 2017 Stream the rest: These are the 10 albums from 2017 worth ownership

2017 was a year of shitty reality that yielded some incredible musical catharsis. And while every album we heard this year soothed and satisfied our insatiable need for good tunes, we somehow, through hours and hours of listening, narrowed them all down to one of those top ten favorite album lists you all love to…

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Books we recommend for holiday break Spark up a fire and put some words through your mind for the holidays.

The next two weeks are an opportunity. A break. A moment to find clarity and inspiration. For most of us, in between the family gatherings and trips and travel and chaos there is a year wrapping up, and an opportunity to squeak in one or two more books to our count for the year. And believe…

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Watch “Nora” presented by adidas Nora Vasconcellos is the first female Pro skater to join adidas Skateboarding

We’ve always loved Nora’s skating and charisma on and off a board. Thanks to adidas Skateboarding we get to watch people talk about just that for 20 minutes. From adidas Skateboarding: In celebration of the first female Pro rider to join the global adidas Skateboarding team, we are proud to present “Nora”, a digital short…

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Watch Shaun Manners’ Epøkhe Intro Family manners

Shaun Manners is from the same little zone as Creed McTaggart. So it makes perfect sense he’s joining Creed and everyone else on the Epøkhe fam. And how fun is he to watch? The wave-rich West Oz backdrop isn’t too hard on the eyes either.

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The Top 10 Music Videos of 2017 Do people still watch music vids? Well, we do, and these are our favorites from the year

This year in music videos, it was all about the flash. The hook. The catch. Whatever you wanna call it....
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Watch “Yago Out17” “How does he make it look so easy?” said everyone here after watching this

Yago cleared off his hard drive for 2017 and gave us this lovely Cure-soundtracked bit of shred. Always effortless. But...
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WY Premiere: Beechwood Listen to new track “C/F”

NYC-based glam punk trio Beechwood are no strangers to the dirty side of the law. Earlier this year, drummer and...
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Watch The Shrine’s New Video For “Never More Than Now” featuring Keith Morris

The Shrine know how to thrash. And I mean thrash in the sense of blowing fire out of their mouths...
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Watch “Chippa’s Gone Soft” In a world full of soft top gimmicks: This is not that

Chippa Wilson is the reigning What Youth World Champ. And his performance on a Duo, in the new Epokhe movie,...
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Watch The Road to Spannabis Hop in with Bruce Irons, Asher Pacey and Balaram Stack as they road trip through Portugal, Spain and France en route to Spannabis. Presented by Weed Maps

Jump in the Weed Maps van for a tour of the Old World with Bruce Irons (always a good time),...
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The What Youth Wish List Here are all the things we want this holiday season, which is probably stuff you or the youth on the run in your life will want

Being a youth on the run requires a significant amount of equipment. And I don’t mean useless consumer goods (well,...

Jump on the ROAD TO SPANNABIS Bruce Irons, Balaram Stack and Asher Pacey join pro skaters on a European Road Trip

Editor’s Note: Weed Maps is a relatively new thing. But the way they’re supporting surfing and skating is pretty refreshing....

Friend Aid is Saturday in Newport Beach Live music and live auction benefitting those affected by the California wild fires

The past few weeks California has been overcome by wild fires. Thousands of homes, buildings, animals, people, families even our...

Listen to Milk Music It’ll do your body good

You know when a band slips into your musical consciousness so easily that you’re left wondering, how was I ever...
Blake Myers, Noa Deane

Save What Youth Dot Com And the rest of our little digital realm for that matter

I have loads of nasty habits. I drink six cups of coffee every morning, I let my wetsuit ferment in the...
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Epøkhe Introduces Taj Burrow Another fine addition to an already stellar group

Epøkhe is proud to announce Taj burrow has joined their family. TB and Epøkhe. Now there’s a sentence that rolls right...
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Watch “Lost & Foundy Ep.1” Corey Glick’s iPhone tapes from filming with Foundation crew

We were lucky enough to hang with Corey Glick on our recent BroStyle trip. He released some of his iPhone...
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Watch “frog hjalte” The Frog Skateboards team skating around NYC

Hjalte Halberg gets a guest pro board. And we get to see one of our favorite skate brands. Featuring Hjalte Halberg,...
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Watch Parker And Conner Coffin In Hawaii Young Wise Tails returns after a brief hiatus

There was a two-month period of my life two years ago when Parker Coffin’s Young Wise Tails clip was my go-to pre...
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Watch Lee Wilson’s “If” Happy Monday here’s some highly enjoyable surfing to take your mind off things.

If you’re ever looking to lose some time wandering through an internet rabbit hole, I’d recommend checking out Lee Wilson’s YouTube...
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Photo Credit: Thomas Fire Portfolio 036: Chet Williams and Trent Stevens document the fires in California

Our state is on fire. Still. These fires all over California have affected all of us in some way. Someone we...
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RIP Bruce Brown The man responsible for surfing’s greatest celluloid achievement is gone, but there’s no chance we’ll ever forget him

I was 12 years old and I remember leaving baseball practice of all things to go see the world premiere...
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Music for times like these Roll yourself into the weekend with this new playlist by Maya Eslami

Sometimes you rock, and sometimes you roll. That’s been my theme for this long, hard, fire-engulfed, emotional week. Natural disasters...
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Forced Creativity In a Musty Place Or, the art of throwing empty pint glasses at a laptop and expecting results

“Writing is the flip side of sex — it’s only good when it’s over.” —Hunter S. Thompson  Editor’s note: Here’s something(one)...
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Watch Illegal Civ’s “Summer of ’17” A short film by Mikey Alfred

Not your typical Illegal Civ video, but interesting nonetheless. Mikey Alfred’s short film is about maturing and self-discovery featuring a...
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Fairly Normal: Cam Richards Episode 025: A trip into the deep south for a story that was far from ending @sealtooth

We shot guns. Caught a shark. Rode motorcycles. Drank light beer. Ate fried food. And immersed in deep southern culture with...
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Watch Val Bauer “En Transit” A short skate film by Blake Myers shot on location in Paris

Take time with Val Bauer and explore Paris through the lens of Blake Myers. Shot beautifully on super 16mm with...
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WY Premiere: “Everything U No” Watch the new video from The Prefab Messiahs

The Prefab Messiahs are a post-punk band with actual credibility, considering they formed in 1981 amid the peak of DIY...

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