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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 (a la young Dane Reynolds)

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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 we hardly noticed. We’ve been locked in the What Youth laboratory, staying fit on the mini ramp, icing our brand new Merricks, just waiting for this day, today, when the printer man walks into the…

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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. He literally secretes stories, enthusiasm and the most unapologetic vibes in the world. Nti Sheeto, the film, the trip, the photos, the other photos, that trailer, the party, the frame grabs and the overall vibe…

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Nti Sheeto World Premiere Photos Life Without Andy was here

Matt meola and Kai Barger off beat what youth

Off Beat: Matt Meola & Kai Barger Episode 011

We may need to import some girls for these boys before they short circuit.

What Youth Issue 5 ozzie wright

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 book. We get to take a trip back through the travels and stories and people we’ve spent time with and put it together into a quarter-year book. It’s the best thing ever. And our last…

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, real legit celluloid panels in a mechanical camera. We sent Mitch and Jack out into the world together with no clear assignment or parameters. Jack tells what happened next: Jack Coleman: With Mitch we set…

Noa Deane Surfing This is Us France Dear Youth What Youth

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...
Dion Agius what youth surfing

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...
kassia meador what youth issue 5

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...
Dave rastovich Fairly Normal What Youth

Fairly Normal: Dave Rastovich Episode 008

Meet the dude we all thought we knew but now realize we've only just scratched the surface on.
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What a difference a day makes Collected Thoughts 051

Today marks one of my favorite days of the year: the end of the Vans US Open. It’s the first...
Sal Barbier afternoon interview what youth

Afternoon Interview: Sal Barbier Episode 006

We met Sal in Santa Monica at 6 a.m., loaded a ramp into a truck and took it to the...
Craig Anderson signed What Youth Issue 1

Giveaway: What Youth Issue 1 Signed by Craig Anderson Want One?

To celebrate the upcoming release of Craig Anderson’s new film Slow Dance, we thought we’d give away a few signed...
Copenhagen Pro Project Ring of Fire Dear Youth What Youth

Dear Youth We have a lot to learn about competition

What we’re witnessing right now in Copenhagen is redefining the meaning of “contest” forever. From the ceremonial “Ring of Fire”...
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Arto Saari shooting Peter Ramondetta in Copenhagen Collected Thoughts 050

So you may be wondering: just what the hell are we doing in Copenhagen? And we’ll have you know that...
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Arto Saari and Dion Agius in Copenhagen, Denmark Collected Thoughts 049

You ride bikes in Copenhagen. It’s just what you do. And last night, not 20 minutes off the plane we...
Austyn Gillette Fairly Normal What Youth

Fairly Normal: Austyn Gillette Episode 007

A lethal combination of style, technical prowess and the most precise bit of fuck-it, all baked in to produce what...
kolohe andino signing what youth issue 2

Win a signed copy of What Youth Issue 2 Featuring Kolohe Andino Collected Thoughts 048

Since today’s contest is over now, and we’re all out of signed copies, Kolohe requested that we shout him out...
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Noa Deane in France filming for This is Us: France Collected Thoughts 047

Today was one of the weirdest days of filming ever. Fun. Sick vibes. But after a couple days of shredding...

Dear Youth Happy fourth of July

“Those of us not in France just spent all our lunch money for the month at this fireworks stand. Please...
Kai Neville France what youth

Kai Neville in Paris, France, July 3, 2013 Collected Thoughts 046

We went to Paris a bit early to prepare for the upcoming This is Us: France trip and shop for...
Craig Anderson off beat what youth

Off Beat: Craig Anderson Episode 010

We spent the other day hanging out with Craig hunting for rocky waves in California and we decided it was...
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Austyn Gillette at home in Los Angeles, California Collected Thoughts 045

We went to Austyn Gillette’s house this week. And for those of you who haven’t met him, the two best...
Warren smith off beat what youth

Off Beat: Warren Smith Episode 009

Warren Smith is an intelligent southern gentleman. He’s well-spoken and ambitious. He can engage you in a vicious conversation about...
Jake Burghart from Vice Afternoon Interview What Youth

Afternoon Interview: Jake Burghart Episode 005

We sat down with Jake and just let him tell stories, some of his most terrifying experiences — including being...
Craig Anderson slow dance what youth

Slow Dance is a wrap and it has a new trailer Collected Thoughts 044

Dane Reynolds and Craig Anderson recently bolted on a surf trip after handing over the hard drive of Craig’s new...
Warren smith collected thoughts what youth

Warren Smith describes what happens when Dion Agius is the boss Collected Thoughts 043

Dion Agius is a boss. Like really, he’s our boss. Like a really sexy, handsome boss. And bosses can really...
Mitch coleborn what youth issue 4

Mitch Coleborn A conversation with a man in transition

Mitch Coleborn walked into our headquarters with a deep red beard and a visible glow about him. He is one...
Bali Surfing Dear Youth What Youth

Dear Youth A psychedelic trip in Bali

There is some trippy shit going on in Bali right now. We were going to edit this dispatch from Dion...
Jack Freestone straight forward surfing what youth

Straight Forward: Jack Freestone Episode 002

This is simple: Jack Freestone is quickly becoming one of our favorite surfers.