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Off Beat: Yadin Nicol Episode 008

Cool dad Yadin makes an awkward return to What Youth in this Off Beat.

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Dear Youth Chippa Wilson and Dillon Perillo filming for This is Us: Australia

There was a skatepark next to the bowler’s club we ate dinner at during our recent trip to Australia. It was empty all the time and every evening before dark (and often into the dark thanks to our Subaru’s headlights) we would eat chicken schnitzel’s, grab some beers and roll around for a few hours,…

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Off Beat: Nick Rozsa Episode 007

Now here is a captivating human. We didn’t know Nick Rozsa that well prior to the last few months, but thanks to our opportunity to work on Anything Sing with Reef, we’ve gotten to travel across the globe with him — and we got to know him real quick. He’s become quite an interesting specimen…

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Shane Dorian: A youth on the run in France, circa 1994 We asked Shane to take us back to Hossegor, France

There was a time in surfing (and this wasn’t long ago) before there were surf team managers,“handlers,” full-time video guys, webcasts, board caddies, managers or agents. And during this time, surfers still managed to travel the globe together, renting cars and houses, making food on their own, living the dream abroad. During that time they…

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Off Beat: Luke Davis Episode 006

As we said before, we thought we knew this dude. He’s had flawless style and a public profile since he was arcing around San Clemente alongside Kolohe and all the other San Clemente gremlins at age 12. Nice kid. Nice family. Nice NSSA results, etc. But now he’s grown up. With tats. And power. Vibes….

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A Candid Conversation with Tanner Gadauskas From What Youth Issue 3

In What Youth Issue 3 we speak to a lot of humans, including Shane Dorian, Gavin Beschen, Kelly Slater, Ben Nordberg, Steven Grasse and more. One of the most interesting people we spoke to was Tanner Gudauskas, who is obviously one of the most likable souls on the planet — but we found him in…

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Fairly Normal: Chippa Wilson Episode 005

You’ll see us eat some nachos and get to the bottom of why skaters think we’re pussies, then spontaneously hop a plane to a lonely desert

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You don’t have a clue who Luke Davis really is. Neither did we. Collected Thoughts 038

PHOTO: Ferré “Can I just style the movie?” Luke Davis asks us as we review footage high above Coolangatta yesterday afternoon. “I’m thinking combat boots…” Luke is in Australia filming for Reef and What Youth’s rapidly approaching film, Anything Sing, but he’s more interested in talking to us about what’s going on behind the scenes….

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Creed McTaggart, Filming for This Is Us, a new What Youth Series Collected Thoughts 037

PHOTO: Lawrence It’s long been established that surf trips are difficult. Wind, swell, angles, coastlines, sand, reefs and human behavior...
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Dear Youth The making of a new What Youth original series

We’re currently in Australia filming for a new What Youth film series called This Is Us. So far, in the first...
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Chippa’s new stickers Collected Thoughts 036

PHOTO: Lawrence This morning at 6:30 a.m. I heard someone out on the deck, scraping wax and drinking coffee. The...
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Dear Youth Fuck Henry Miller

There is a beautiful home in Australia that is now inhabited by us. Nine of us. It has several bedrooms....
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Disfire A very unsafe Video, just for you

It is with great pleasure that we present this video to you with the drab tag: NSFW.
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Kelly Slater by Dane Reynolds Dane Reynolds explains how he got his interview with Kelly slater for What Youth Issue 3

He shot the photos. Did the interview. Transcribed it. Edited it. Got it in on time. And managed to produce...
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Notes From the Underground A What Youth Playlist for Issue 3

Along side being a co-founder DC and building the Incase brand, Damon Way, for the past couple of decades, has...
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Dear Youth A note from LAX

There’s a small bar in this terminal and it’s filled with all those sad looks that people usually have in...
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What Youth Issue 3 Guts A glimpse into What Youth Issue 3

Now that we’ve released the cover image of Nathan Fletcher photographed by Mark Oblow and What Youth Issue 3 is...
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What Youth Issue 3 On Sale Now

Dear Lovers, What Youth Issue 3 is now available for purchase inside the What Youth Shop. On the cover: Nathan...
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Wright Brothers from Other Mothers Ozzie and Owen Wright tagging boards and lefts in Bali

We had a dream too. It was to bring together two of our favorite surfers — Ozzie Wright, the trippy...
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Conversation With: Kolohe Andino A flashback interview: A glimpse into 2012 on our way to 2015

EDITOR’S NOTE: We spent a good portion of the 2012 summer with Kolohe. He was dealing with his first major...
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Dear Youth What Youth Issue 3 is Available Thursday, February 14th

After a weekend filled with late night brainstorms, ticket booking and game planning for our next run of films, magazines...
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Anything Sing Official Trailer A look at the new film from What Youth X Reef

On May 1st we’ll be releasing Anything Sing, our new film with Reef. And today, we’re extremely excited to release...
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Anything Sing Trailer First look at the new film from What Youth X Reef

Judging by the footage pouring in from all around the globe, including scores in Morocco, Mexico, Indo, Australia, Hawaii and...
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Fairly Normal: Jack Freestone Episode 004

The perfect day with Jack Freestone: a coffee, shit-talking, a fun surf at D-Bah, lunch, shit-talking resumes, another really fun...
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On Location: Anything Sing Photos from the set of the new film from What youth X Reef

We’ve since learned that radio silence means, “it’s pumping, leave us alone.” Luke Davis wrote me yesterday and said that...
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On the set of What Youth and Reef’s new film Anything Sing Collected Thoughts 035

PHOTO: Lawrence We were worried. We hadn’t had any communication from What Youth photographer Nate Lawrence since he said he...
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Wake Up, It’s Over A day in Japan worth pinching yourself over

An original What Youth short film featuring Yadin Nicol, Conner Coffin, Dane Reynolds and Kolohe Andino dodging typhoons and enjoying...
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Dear Youth New man on the scene: Creed McTaggart

Meet Creed McTaggart. Creed is from Western Australia and we’ve just realized he has quite the presence in our third...
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Dear Youth Read Bukowski – it’s like a text message, I swear

I’m not going to lie. The boys are busy at the moment. Half of us are literally on airplanes to...
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Fairly Normal: Ben Nordberg Episode 003

We called Ben and asked for a glimpse at what his interpretation of domesticity looks like living as a professional...
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Anything Sing Morocco Deleted Scenes / Morocco

It takes a long time to get to Morocco — like 24 hours sometimes, and the chances are pretty high...
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Anything Sing Australia Zine Photos from Australia

Australia is a series of beautiful things: Every town along the coast has a back beach, which features miles of...