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

Sam Nolan for What Youth Issue 4

What Youth Issue 4 Is currently being finished Collected Thoughts 040

PHOTO: Sam Nolan During our stay in Australia this year, we linked up with photographer Sam Nolan from Byron Bay to shoot very fashionable photos with very sexy Australian girls. Amid the human mosh pit that takes residency on the Gold Coast during the Quiksilver Pro, we managed to slip into a dive of a…

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This Is Us: Australia Part 3

We’re all different. We’re all the same. It’s all fucking good.

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Dear Youth We talked to our good friend Jake Burghart about filming for the new HBO/VICE show

That’s him, in a photo taken by a hidden camera, wearing a What Youth shirt, in Pakistan, about to interview some militant freedom fighters. First of all, for those of you who haven’t seen the show, you can check out episode 1 here, and a new episode on HBO every Friday night, and we reccomend that you do,…

Brendon Gibbens and Nate Tyler in Australia What Youth

Brendon Gibbens and Nate Tyler about to join a cauldron of ramps and sharks Collected Thoughts 039

PHOTO: Lawrence You don’t expect to feel like there’s a chance Jeremy Wade the River Monster fisherman will pop up at any moment when you’re on a surf trip, but after three straight weeks of incessant rain, it felt just like that this year in Australia. Every river we saw was swollen and bursting at…

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This Is Us: Australia Part 2

The rainiest episode.

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Beauty Pockets The world is a fucked up place with pockets of beauty

You saw it in the mag. Now see it come to cinematic life. Beauty Pockets is a short film that was produced by the boys at Epokhe, who happen to be some of our best friends.

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Gavin Beschen: A stylish gentelman We sat down with the style icon for What Youth Issue 3

We’ve always been fans of Gavin Beschen. His demeanor, personality, and career path: all really inspiring — and he did it with a super sick, one-of-a-kind style. There was a quote from Dane Reynolds in the first prequel for Dear Suburbia where he is watching Kolohe surf a little left pit into a jetty and…

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Beauty Pockets The world is a fucked up place with pockets of beauty

Next week Epokhe will be releasing a new short film called Beauty Pockets, which you’ll be able to see right here at What Youth. Today though, we thought we’d give you a glimpse behind the scenes of the trip, which you can find accompanied by the beautiful photography of John Respondek and Grady Archbold in…

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This Is Us: Australia Part 1

The This Is Us series is simple: grab surfers we like to hangout with, put them in a house, go...
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This Is Us: Australia Jerk Off Tapes

Surf culture isn’t polished. It’s not cut out for primetime. And anyone who’s ever chucked surfboards into the back of...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...