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Adolescents: Yago Dora Episode 005

Prepare to watch the needle shift. No amount of hyperbole can prepare you for this video of Yago Dora.

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Dear Youth Creation > Curation

“It’s easy to attack and destroy an act of creation. It’s a lot more difficult to perform one.” ―Chuck Palahniuk

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Bruce Irons and Sonny Miller, France, 2001 Back Den 004

These colors taste like music.

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Riding Bareback The house and home and surfing of Jay Davies

I went on a bit of a rant the other night over chips and salsa regards to how gnarly Jay Davies is at surfing. After watching enough slogging on the WQS webcasts to last me a few lifetimes, I needed to see something to get me psyched and remind me that we still have cowboys…

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7 Books you will psych on And should totally read

No one reads anymore. Which is probably why we read. But we’re realists too. Reading is hard in today’s culture. Our attention spans are at an all-time low. You’re one cell phone scroll away from cleavage and chicks and instant gratification at all times. So why the hell read? Well, for one, Dane does. For…

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What Youth Drinks: The Negroni Orson Welles favorite drink (and ours too)

Editor’s note: It’s not a big secret that we like to drink. We travel. Write. Film. Photograph. Surf. Skate. And work hard. And we often balance all that with drink. But we’d like to remind you that drinking isn’t for everyone (hell, it’s not for many), and lots of people have bad drinking styles —…

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Conversation With: Ozzie Wright From What Youth Issue 5

Ozzie Wright loves Indonesia more than any other place on earth. He first came here as a fetus in his mother’s womb. We recently picked up a coffee and dove into Ozzie’s brain and had him open the chest on his favorite Indo adventures — from the his first trip here with Rabbit Bartholomew as…

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Conversation With: Mitch Coleborn A man in transition

Mitch Coleborn walked into our headquarters with a deep red beard and a visible glow about him. He is one of the founding fathers of fuck-you freesurfing in the modern generation and we wanted to hear how he’s transitioning into a maturing surfer, climbing the ranks of the world qualifying tour and why he feels…

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Conversation With: Shane Dorian A youth on the run in France, circa 1994

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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Conversation With: 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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Conversation With: Gavin Beschen A Stylish Gentelman

We’ve always been fans of Gavin Beschen. His demeanor, personality, and career path: all really inspiring — and he did...
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Conversation With: Tanner Gudauskas

In What Youth Issue 3 we speak to a lot of humans, including Shane Dorian, Gavin Beschen, Kelly Slater, Ben...
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Conversation with: Lee Clow The man who taught us to “Think Different”

Lee Clow is maybe today’s most respected advertising creative, sort of the Michael Jordan of making you want things. He’s...
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Adolescents: Luke Hynd Episode 004

Australia may have more than a shark problem. They may need to start culling really stylish, powerful goofyfoots too.
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For The Love: Derrick Disney Episode 001 Presented by Vissla

A once up-and-coming "hot dog" surfer from California who abandoned his jersey and 5'10" to pick up rolls of fiberglass...
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Arto Saari, 2003 Back Den 003

This was the first time I shot Arto. Dylan Rieder and I went to meet him right after he got...
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Chippa Wilson #0005 From the Univ shaping bay to the Hawaiian Sea

This is the fifth surfboard Chippa has shaped in his life — and with a little coaching from Benji Weatherley...
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7 Reasons Thrifting is worth it With Noa Deane and Brendon Gibbens

No one just hands you Looney Tunes sweatshirts and vintage mom jeans to wear to Dane’s Loaded premiere (as Noa...
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Adolescents: Eli Steele Episode 003

Take the stylized approach of Craig Anderson and dash in a bit of Mitch Coleborn tenacity and Ozzie Wright's zest...
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Most Barreld Man on Earth From the pages of What Youth Issue 6

INTERVIEW by Leo Maxam I’m hiking to the top of a hill overlooking the longest barrel in Indo. I’m hoping...
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Dane Reynolds, Laguna Beach, 2004 Back Den 002

I think it was the first time I had shot with Dane. He was very quiet, and not too stoked...

Lizards of Summer Episode 004

We get our first look at life on the road filming for Kai's new film Cluster.
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Panther Vision Goons of Doom

We leave this up to your own psychedelic interpretation.
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Beyond the Pipe Cam Collected Thoughts 061

There’s a lot of mud on the backroads and wind on the water. But it’s Hawaii and it’s really good...
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Afternoon Interview: Peter Ramondetta Episode 014

W learn where Peter's discontent for authority and love of satanic art and speed metal originated, how weed helped his...
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Nathan Fletcher and Jason Dill, Palm Springs, 2000 Back Den 001

I remember this was the hotel Robert Downey JR. was at when he got busted for drugs back in the...
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The Christian Fletcher Interview From What Youth Issue 6

Interview by: Leo Maxam Editor’s note: By now you’ve hopefully had a chance to watch our Fairly Normal on Christian...
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Adolescents: Taylor Clark Episode 002

It's been a while since a fresh young face emerged from his peers in California and we're pretty excited about...
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What Youth Issue 6: A Tease The introduction to our sixth printed edition

“If you don’t live it, it won’t come out your horn.” — Charlie Parker, jazz musician Our sixth issue of...
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Adolescents: Kai Hing Episode 001

A classic style, full rotations and all the technical boxes checked — plus as you'll see in his interview, he's...
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Dear Youth The adolescents are coming

Tomorrow we’ll be unveiling a new series we’ve been working on called The Adolescents. The idea behind the series is...
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Dear Youth: The Wishkah Bridge A pilgrimage to find Nirvana by C.S. Louis

There are probably several fanatical accounts citing the significance of the Wishkah bridge on the Internet. And hopefully this will...

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