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

Timmy Turner for the love what youth

For The Love: Timmy Turner Episode 002 Presented by Vissla

Our feel good hit of the spring with Timmy Turner.

Lizards of Summer what youth surfing

Lizards of Summer Episode 006

This month’s lizards include Craig Anderson, Dillon Perillo, Dylan Rieder, Thom Pringle, Dion Agius, Wade Goodall, Andrew Doheny, Ryan Callinan, Jack Freestone, Creed McTaggart, Mitch Coleborn and of course: Noa Deane. We hope you enjoy whatever the fuck this may be.

Mike Vallely photographed by Mark Oblow what youth

Mike Vallely, Tampa Back Den 010

PHOTO: Mark Oblow Editor’s note: Mike Vallely is the new singer for Black Flag. He’s the stuntman in The Hangover movie who throws the tuxedos out the car on the freeway. And I remember seeing him in the CKY skate videos fighting like 10 dudes at once. He’s also an incredible, era-defining skateboarder. He’s always…

Noa Deane for cluster what youth

Dear Youth We back at it, again

After a pretty good sleep on the ferry (thanks NyQuil!), we drove through streets filled with cows and goats and made it to our destination. We were greeted with light winds and fun ramps on the end section. Noa Deane arrived a day late, but did not waste anytime catching up to the other guys….

Jack Freestone Mitch Coleborn Noa Deane Surfing Indonesia Dear Youth What Youth

Dear Youth Part 1: Thanks for the Cheeseburgers (Day 3 of a 10 day trip)

Back in Indo filming. It’s too productive not to come back and fry yourself. The team is Coleborn, Noa Deane, Jack Freestone with myself, Blake, Nate and Hamish on the tools. The basic Indo camp is empty which is unreal. Our own bar, pool table and dartboard. There is another camp with 10 dudes from…

Oliver Kurtz straight forward what youth surfing

Straight Forward: Oliver Kurtz Episode 006

He’s got new stickers and a new vibe and his surfing is really impressive.

Dayne Reynolds Marine Layer Surfing Dear Youth What Youth

Dear Youth Dane Reynolds gets nostalgic on Marine Layer

Dane Reynolds posted a little trip down memory lane on his website Marine Layer Productions today. He details our first trip to Japan for Dear Suburbia with Yadin Nicol, Kolohe Andino, Conner Coffin, Kai Neville and Courtney (AKA Napkin Apocalypse). And he even mentions “The Claim.” The trip didn’t make the final cut for the film, but has always…

Andrew Reynolds photographed by Mark Oblow what youth skateboarding baker

Andrew Reynolds, Tampa Back Den 009

Andrew Reynolds at the skate park of Tampa, circa 2000.

Creed McTaggart Fairly Normal What Youth

Fairly Normal: Creed McTaggart Episode 014

He's the gypsy. The wild man. The vagabond. The dude who smokes. Nti Sheeto. This is Us. Yeah Dude. Incredible...
Mitch Coleborn surfing cluster what youth

Dear Youth Nate Lawrence on photo breathing exercises at Macaronis

This is Mitch Coleborn photographed in the afternoon at Macaronis. This was as good as a trip gets (you can...
Chippa Wilson what youth bali travel surfing

Dear Youth Nate Lawrence and the subtleties of a life on the move

Editor’s note: We spend a lot of time in transit. Kuala Lumpur. Taipei. Singapore. Jakarta. Padang. We go through some...

Macaronis: Part 1 Starring Noa Deane, Mitch Coleborn, Jack Freestone and Chippa Wilson

Kai’s new film — which you’ll see is announced inside What Youth Issue 7 — began with a pretty lofty...
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Stay Tuned: Juian Klincewicz Playlist 001 Presented by DBlanc

This first playlist was curated by Julian Clincewicz and Kiva Ivey of the band Lube.
Dylan Reider photographed by Mark Oblow what youth

Dylan Reider, Hawaii, 2012 Back Den 008

This was the last shoot we did for Analog before they terminated the surf and skate team.
Clay Marzo straight forward surfing what youth

Straight Forward: Clay Marzo Episode 005

As far as triumphant returns go, chalk this one up there with Odysseus.
Mega Semadhi what youth

Dear Youth Mega Semadhi, Bali

Nate Lawrence: “After a few months in California [Nate is originally from Santa Cruz and still spends about 5 months...
Mitch Crews off beat what youth

Off Beat: Mitch Crews Episode 015

A lot of you may be getting your first introduction to Mitch Crews via his post-heat interviews on webcasts now...
what youth shapers radical class

8 things you should be doing for your surfbard shaper Good advice from a good man: CS Louis

EDITOR’S NOTE: CS Louis has spent the majority of his life serving the God’s of core. He’s decided to pass...
Ed templeton and Deanna Templeton photographed by Mark Oblow what youth skateboarding

Deanna and Ed Templeton, Vancouver Back Den 007

This is a photo of Deanna and Ed Templeton. Both great artists. Both great photographers. Both great people.
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Dear Youth Buy books

I just got a new magazine in the mail yesterday. Forgot I even ordered it actually. That’s the best. Search...
Mikala Jones nate lawrence what youth

Dear Youth Mikala Jones in sunglasses

No offense to Mikala Jones, but this is the worst photo I’ve ever taken in my life. Mikala is a...
Taj Burrow straight forward surfing what youth

Straight Forward: Taj Burrow Episode 004

Thank you Taj, for continuing to do this.
Craig anderson collected thought what youth

Craig Anderson and Kai Neville plan the future Collected Thoughts 062

Road trips are like tidal waves, the stories drift like the soundtrack. It was maybe around Wollongong zone on a...
what youth shaping surfboards

6 things you should never do to your surfboard shaper Good advice from a good man, CS Louis

EDITOR’S NOTE: CS Louis has spent the majority of his life serving the God’s of core. He’s decided to pass...
Kelly Slater photographed by Mark Oblow for what youth surfing

Kelly Slater, Costa Rica Back Den 006

This photo is of the best surfer to ever live.
Lizards of Summer what youth surfing

Lizards of Summer Episode 005

Last night Ellen Degeneres broke Twitter. Today, we’re breaking the whole damn Internet. With an all new Lizards of Summer....
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Dear Youth Not a sponsored message

Since tending to the neoprene department at the local surf shop I worked at as a kid, a Volcom party...
Illustration scuba woman scott chenoweth dear youth what youth

Dear Youth If a woman does not love the sea, then she is no woman for me

I have nothing to report. I sit behind a computer all day and get drinks with girls at night. Occasionally,...
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Dear Youth Nate Lawrence on photography

Editor’s Note: There just aren’t enough things in life like Nate Lawrence. Which is unfortunate, because he fucking rules..at everything....
Kai Neville Dear Youth What Youth Surfing Traveling

Dear Youth A night in London with Kai Neville

Camden Town. Following our recent film trip to the Canary Islands, I stopped off in London for a night. For...
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Panther Vision Madsteez

Madsteez is immortalized in celluloid by the magician filmmaker Jamie Heinrich.
Geoff Rowley photographed by Mark Oblow on What Youth skateboarding

Geoff Rowley, Los Angeles Back Den 005

Geoff Rowley was being mobbed by kids asking for his autograph at the X games in LA.

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