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Evan Geiselman in France photographed by Quinn Matthews What Youth

Dear Youth I thought Evan Geiselman was a ghost

This morning I was sitting here editing pages for What Youth Issue 9 (deadlines and shit) when photo rookie Quinn Matthews quit chasing French girls long enough to send us a batch of images from France. I flicked through and who should I see but Evan Geiselman! I immediately picked up the phone and dialed…

Dillon Perillo talking about filming for cluster afternoon interview what youth

Afternoon Interview: Dillon Perillo on Cluster Episode 018

“The scariest part of individual [part] based movies is that your part might be skipped most of the time.”

Craig Anderson photographed by Nate Lawrence What Youth

Dear Youth Guy in the sky

Where is the wave? I’ve cut off the bottom of the wave! “Guy in the sky” is what I was told not to do when I was younger. “Always have the wave in the photo.” “Show where he came from and where he’s going.” Blah. Blah. Blah. A long time ago I decided not to…

Michel Bourez in France shot by Quinn Matthews What Youth

Morning conversation with Michel Bourez Collected Thoughts 070

I pulled into the Quiksilver Pro Athlete parking lot just behind Michel. As we got close to the front, me and Brandon Guilmette watched him turn the corner hoping for front row parking. We decided not to test our luck and parked at the closest visible spot. Sure enough Michel reversed passed us, in his…

Jack Coleman For The Love on What Youth

For The Love: Jack Coleman Episode 007 Presented by Vissla

“I knew I wasn’t going to be able to go out and eat sushi every night…but, you know…I could make some cool films, and make myself a meal at home.”

Kai Neville in Italy

Dear Youth Scenes from Europe with Kai

Overcast and gloom as we hit the tarmac. It feels good to be out of Indonesia. The contrast is evident immediately. I feel young here. War torn, art coated, romance-stained Europe. From Hemingway to Jean Luc, find your feet, sink your teeth and hack away. I could make a film here. Anywhere but LA, fuck,…

Noa Deane in Californai at Rusty Headquarters What Youth

Noa California A What Youth Original

A lot has changed in a year for Noa Deane. Last summer, his visit to CA would have been a pretty off the radar affair. A few hellos and some shitty surfs in Newport shorebreak. But over the course of 2014, Noa has, umm, kinda been blowing up. With new sponsor deals, loads of hype,…

Strange Rumblings In Shangri La A review of the new film by Joe G and Globe

This film evoked surf emotions I didn’t know I had.

All This Mayhem A new film we’re pretty into

Vice doesn't fuck around.
Darren Ankerman on What Youth

Darren Ankenman Photographer

Bukowski behind the lens. Beautiful and real and perfect.

Lurk NYC Photographer

Right place, right time, all the time. And a lot of talent.
Lou Reed The Life by Mick Wall

Lou Reed: The Life By Mick Wall

Book club anyone?

And then we went to France Collected Thoughts 069

Editor’s note: We bought Quinn a ticket to France Sunday, right in the face of an Air France strike, making...
Off Beat chippa Wilson on what youth

Off Beat: Chippa Wilson Episode 019

Under the influence of a lot of jet lag and travel, and during a 12 hour boat journey into northern...
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Every Wall A Door: The C.S. Louis Journals Part Two: Why I love Styx…In Mexico

C.S. Louis has spent the majority of his life serving the God's of core.
Nolan hall photo credit what youth

Photo Credit: Nolan Hall Portfolio 008

Working for Vans puts you in some pretty good company. And when your’e a cool cat like Nolan Hall, you’re...
Less is Less radio show on what youth starring creed mctaggart and blake myers

Less Is Less Radio Episode 005

Live from Jeffrey's Bay it's Andrew Doheny, Beau Foster, Creed McTaggart and Blake Myers.
Wayne Lynch photographed by Mark Oblow What Youth

Wayne Lynch, Hawaii Back Den 025

From a kid surfing in the late 70s wayne lynch was the man! His style, his attitude, his surfing was...
What Youth Girls

6823 Long Beach, CA

The end of summer in California is always the hottest.
Gabriel Medina 2014 Hurley Lowers Pro

Gabriel Medina in a Locker Room Collected Thoughts 068

Gabriel Medina...in a locker room?
Mitch Coleborn photographed by Kai Neville Cluster Movie Surfboards Quiver

Dear Youth Mitch Coleborn’s Cluster Quiver

Surfboard art can be really bad. And good of course, but most often, bad. Depending who it’s in the hands...
Supreme video William Strobeck

Joyride A Short Film By William Strobeck

A Short Film By William Strobeck we can't stop watching.
what youth radical class scott chenoweth

Every Wall A Door: The C.S. Louis Journals Part One: A hole in every port

Editor’s Note: C.S. Louis has spent the majority of his life serving the God’s of core. And now we’ve given...
Woody Gooch photo credit what youth

Photo Credit: Woody Gooch Portfolio 007

When we asked Woody Gooch about his name, all he said was: “Woodya mean?” Followed by: “I don’t really have...
Kassia Meador photographed by Mark Oblow What Youth

Kassia Meador, Hawaii Back Den 024

I met Kassia about 10 years ago shooting for Roxy. The first time I saw her ride a surfboard i...
Noa Deane in Indonesia Filming For Cluster by Kai Neville

Dear Youth Noa Deane Filming for Cluster

Noa Deane’s dad is one of the finest competitive surfers Australia has ever known. Wayne Deane’s list of accolades is...
What youth issue 8 prints

What Youth Issue 8 Prints Available now in the What Youth Shop

Scotch tape won’t do on these prints. 18″ x 24″ and sexy as you can handle. Taken from the pages...
Noa Deane talking about Cluster afternoon interview what youth

Afternoon Interview: Noa Deane on Cluster Episode 017

We sat down with him in the back of a rented mini van in California recently to talk about filming...
kai neville how to hotels what youth

How To: Stay in a Hotel By the worlds finest connoissuer of accomodation: Chas Smith

The greatest gift an adult can give himself is a night in a hotel. Hotels, and more specifically, hotel rooms,...
Dane reynolds and Jay Davies what youth radical class

Dane Reynolds and Jay Davies On the surf parts you should be watching

During our recent journey with Jay Davies and Dane Reynolds we nearly ran over a mini horse in the van,...

Grimes “Go” featuring Blood Diamonds

Claire, you have our hearts.
Dane Reynolds surfing in indonesia on the set of cluster

Dear Youth Strange Desires: Dane Reynolds from the set of Cluster

I feel like I’m coming down with something. Last time I was here I projectile vomited across the room. A...

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