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

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Fairly Normal: Dolan Stearns Episode 012

It’s rad to meet someone like this. It’s nice to know they still exist, beneath the surface of the mainstream, drawing, skating, creating and fucking shredding.

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Color Me In: Brett Simpson & Matt Biolos Episode 002 Presented by Futures

When was the last time you talked to your shaper about Ian Mackay, Fugazi and Minor Threat? Well, we sure hope it was recently, because if not, you may have the wrong shaper — or you may not have one at all.

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Color Me In: Craig Anderson & Hayden Cox Episode 001 Presented by Futures

“I feel like the more you know about surfboards, the more you just go crazy.”—Craig Anderson

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Dear Youth Be present

“A creator needs only one enthusiast to justify him.” The surrealist sexual painter/photographer Man Ray said this. And we think it’s important to remember today especially. As we all drown in our own inboxes, gasping for validation and appreciation amongst the swarms of hornets online and in social media, it’s nice to remember that a…

Ryan Callinan Fairly Normal What youth

Fairly Normal: Ryan Callinan Episode 011

Hit play, devour some of our bandwidth and meet the modest man who’s making Merewether Beach so proud — and start to understand why we’re so certain he’ll be grabbing a lot more of that spotlight he’s earned very soon.

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Off Beat: Brendon Gibbens Episode 014

His answers come with a polite charm that you only find from a surfer born in Germany who now hails from one of the more disciplined commonwealth nations.

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Creed in Black and White Let’s go surfing

Creed McTaggart is from Western Australia. But over the course of this year he probably hasn’t spent much time there. But somehow he managed to log this sick clip in between it all. A moody, thrashing little part that we’ve deemed the perfect prescription for today. Let the orchestra play! All in black and white….

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Dear Youth More friendly advice for a lot of young men (and women and iPhone users)

“We spend our time searching for security and hate it when we get it.” John Steinbeck wrote that line in his essay “Paradox and Dream”. I’m sure you’ve read it.  Anyway, we like that line. It relates to our lives in the water. In America. On the Internet. In this industry. We’re all searching, battling…

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Off Beat: Noa Deane Episode 013

There’s something cooking besides Noa Deane in this episode of Off Beat. It was captured while filming for an all-new...
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Notes From the Underground Beautiful Distortion curated by Damon Way

Every three months, music guru and overall genius Damon Way sends us a block of music for his recurring What...
Dirty Beaches Alex Zhang Hungtai Afternoon interview what youth

Afternoon Interview: Dirty Beaches Episode 009

The other night Alex played at The Echo in Los Angeles and we managed to briefly chat about dickhead bouncers...
Thom Pringle off beat what youth

Off Beat: Thom Pringle Episode 012

Thom is a fascinating guy.
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In Cursive A What Youth short film starring Dane Reynolds

When you combine his use of spontaneity, style, aggression and joy for surfin’ with his fascination for overlooked lines and...
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This Is Us: France Short Film

This is a film that epitomizes why we do this. Why we surf. And travel. And live. We went to...
Ty Segall of Fuzz Afternoon Interview What Youth

Afternoon Interview: Ty Segall Episode 008

Ty Segall recently played a show at The Smell in Los Angeles with his band Fuzz. We went and talked...
Forever Tomorrow photographed by Kassia Meador for what youth issue 5

Forever Tomorrow Kassia Meador for What Youth Issue 5

Alley cat gypsy fashion that Kassia Meador photographed for us in Venice Beach, California for Issue #5.
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What Youth Issue 5 Trailer A video glimpse at the beautiful mess we made

Now that you’ve seen the cover of Noa Deane attempting to ignite his high-tops on fire while sitting in a...
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What Youth Issue 5 On Sale Now

Our fifth issue is now on sale in the What Youth store. On the cover: Noa Deane attempting to set...
Fairly Normal Luke Davis What Youth

Fairly Normal: Luke Davis Episode 010

It may not translate to results on the WQS, but there aren't many people we'd rather watch high-line and arc....
Pinnytown Surfing Road-trip Dear Youth What Youth

Dear Youth: Take us back to Pinnytown

Last month we went to Copenhagen, Denmark to film The Copenhagen Project. The boys at Monster put us up at The...
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Bullshit rodeo in Spain durring filming for This Is Us: France Collected Thoughts 054

As Dane Reynolds pointed out to us yesterday on Instagram, there is a new film coming out called, “This is...
Noa Deane Fairly Normal What Youth

Fairly Normal: Noa Deane Episode 009

He has one of those styles rooted in unpredictability and recklessness, hucking himself at sections, but doing it with flow...
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What Youth Issue 6 is finished Collected Thoughts 053

Someone was looking out for us this week. A two week long flat spell has plagued southern California — and...
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A good 5 minutes (or so) with Ozzie Wright On the Nti Sheeto Experience

Spending five minutes talking to Ozzie Wright is infinitely better than spending any time talking to anyone else we’ve met....
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Nti Sheeto World Premiere Photos Life Without Andy was here

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Off Beat: Matt Meola & Kai Barger Episode 011

We may need to import some girls for these boys before they short circuit.
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Severely Jet Lagged Photo Outtakes from What Youth Issue 5

Every three months we get the opportunity to run our favorite images we’ve compiled and put them in our quarterly...
Ben Nordberg Afternoon Interview What Youth

Afternoon Interview: Ben Nordberg Episode 007

Now, let's hangout with Ben on Hollywood Blvd.

Watch Venga Venga Mitch Coleborn in Mexico on Super 8

Mitch Coleborn synced up with filmmaker Jack Coleman — literally, Jack’s a maker of films, on film, not memory cards,...
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Dear Youth: Noa Deane in the French flats

This day got away from us a bit. It was the last smidge of swell during our trip to France...
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Fortunate cookies durring a wild deadline week Collected Thoughts 052

Dion Agius literally walked the hard drive from the editing bay out into the parking lot Friday night to play...
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That Just Happened Kassia Meador for What Youth Issue 5

Well that was sick. We just wrapped shooting with these ladies for What Youth Issue 5: Kassia Meador behind the...