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Shane O’Neill has been on a surf trip before…sorta. “I went to Malaysia with Julian Wilson once,” he told us the other day at Arto Saari’s house. And for those who don’t know him, he’s considered to be one of the most technical street skaters in the world and recently competed against Paul Rodriguez in…

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Straight Forward: Dillon Perillo Episode 001

Sometimes it’s nice to just watch someone with a good style go surfing. That’s what this is.

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Notes From the Underground 2 A curated playlist by Damon Way for What Youth Issue 4

Along side being a DC co-founder and building the Incase brand, Damon Way, for the past couple of decades, has immersed himself in the obscure sounds of forgotten bands and overlooked genres. He brought his ear, and record collection, to yet another issue of What Youth in his recurring curation “Notes From The Underground,” this…

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Afternoon Interview: Mark Oblow Episode 004

He’s shot campaigns for the surf world’s biggest brands including Quiksilver and Analog. He’s since successfully made the leap into the world of mainstream sports and shot with the likes of David Beckham, Katy Perry and Snoop Dog for Adidas. And now he’s onto another venture

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The Devil’s Teeth A What Youth short by Riley Blakeway

Sometimes things don’t go as planned. Sometimes the water turns brown and it rains all day and dead cows wash up onto the shark infested beach you’re surfing. And if you’re there to document this, and you’re Riley Blakeway, you’re stoked, because something unique has happened. You have a hook. It is usually your nightmare…

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What Youth Issue 4 Video Watch it move

Our fourth issue is now available in the What Youth store, as well as in fine retailers across the globe. This one was designed with a lot of restlessness. And since we like making videos so much, we brought it to life. And we kept it restless. With a boot to the door. Featuring Creed…

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End of the River Nate Tyler surfing at home

The End of the River is our first experiment in a new series called The Auteurs. The goal is to challenge filmmakers to experiment with the online short. The first is with our own Victor Pakpour. He was sent by us with specific instructions to Central California to shoot with Nate Tyler. He threw our…

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What Youth Issue 4 On Sale Now

Our fourth installment of the What Youth book is a reminder. A reminder of why we surf. A reminder that we’re not perfect — not even close actually. It’s a reminder that our heroes wear resin boots and have porno mags on the toilet and shape things that make us our happiest. A reminder that…

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The Final surf for Slow Dance Craig Anderson let us come along on the final day of filming for Slow Dance

It’s pretty hard to find moments like this. The last day of school maybe? First day of a long vacation?...
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Fairly Normal: Dillon Perillo Episode 006

"Waiting in line at an amusement park is like going through the airport TSA line 20 times to go on...
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Dear Youth Every wall a door and don’t say shark

I have a friend who lives in South Africa. He ends all his e-mails with the statement: Every wall a...
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Anything Sing The Soundtrack

A lot of you have been asking about the soundtrack for Anything Sing. Our boy Victor Pakpour did an amazing...
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What Youth Recommends 002 Another few hours of inspiration brought to you by What Youth

This life is short. This life is long. The vast and deep sea that is the Internet greatly increases both...
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Craig Anderson and Occy, filming for Slow Dance, South Coast Collected Thoughts 041

“Those boys have some epic tales…” said Craig of his recent trip to the South Coast of Australia with Occy...
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Anything Sing Zine giveaway WE’VE GOT 50 LIMITED EDITION ZINES THAT INCLUDE A DVD COPY OF ANYTHING SING SIGNED BY LUKE DAVIS, WANT ONE?

We made a pretty gritty little 46 page zine that holds the Anything Sing DVD. Luke Davis and his purple...
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Anything Sing Deleted Scenes / Hawaii

We’re only one day away from the premiere of Anything Sing, which you’ll be able to watch tomorrow, right here,...
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Anything Sing The full-length Film from What Youth X Reef

We chased swells. Ran through terminals. Got dirty. Got loose. Made flights. Missed a few. Had a close call in...
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Anything Sing Deleted Scenes / Australia

Australia went a bit brown on us this year during filming for Anything Sing, but it didn’t stop the waves....

What Youth Recommends 001 Some inspiration found while making What Youth Issue 4

"You can double the length of your iPhone battery easily — just put the fucking thing down."
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This Is Us: Australia Part 4

A What Youth original series.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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