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

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Dear Youth Noa Deane and Mitch Coleborn getting it done

This is just one of those photos that makes you want to drop everything and max out your credit card and book a boat trip with your buddies. Mitch Coleborn is paddling out and Noa Deane is about to get really barreled. What more needs to be said? It’s all happening. —Nate Lawrence

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Danny Fuller Back Den 019

Danny Fuller, circa 2000.

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Denmark is on the Itinerary Collected Thoughts 065

We write to you sitting next to a document. It is confidential as of now, but it looks cool and it’s filled with potential. Like a jelly donut. During the month of July, we’ll be on the move. A lot. Tackling an itinerary that even our roster of seasoned and experienced travelers outwardly say they…

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For The Love: Wave Tools Episode 006 Presented by Vissla

With an emphasis on learning from and giving back to the youth, they maintain the authenticity that every board builders club house should strive for.

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Past Present Perfect: Matt Archbold & Mason Ho Part 4: Respect

Mason and Archy.

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Stay Tuned: Conner Coffin Playlist 005 Presented by DBlanc

It’s pretty easy to see what inspires his ridiculously sick arcs: classic rock and roll.

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Past Present Perfect: Matt Archbold & Mason Ho Part 3: Progression

Interpreting our influences with Mason and Archy.

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Church of Type A What Youth Original by Jeremy Asher Lynch

Enter the beautiful world of Kevin Bradley, a Knoxville, Tennessee native and owner of Santa Monica print shop Church of Type.

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Less Is Less Radio Episode 002

This time the boys get it done on a cool, wine-drinking night on the south coast of Australia.
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Past Present Perfect: Matt Archbold & Mason Ho Part 2: Surfboards

Mason and Archy on soft rails, forgiveness and channel bottoms.
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Kolohe Andino and Luke Davis, LAX Collected Thoughts 064

It was pretty funny to watch these two — along with Ian Crane and Tanner Rozunko — all realize that...
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Past Present Perfect: Matt Archbold & Mason Ho Part 1: Heroes

Mason Ho and Archy talk about their influences.

Photo Credit: Isaac Zoller Portfolio 006

Isaac Zoller is a photographer from Laguna Beach — which must fucking rule because his photography is a myriad of...
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For The Love: Kid Creature Episode 005 Presented by Vissla

Artist, surfer, entrepreneur and young legend.
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Christian Fletcher, France, 2001 Back Den 017

France 2001. Christian, Nathan and I were there for the Quik Cup. What an insane trip.
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Rewind Me: The Show With Taylor Steele

Sandwiched between Good Times and Loose Change, The Show was both the end of the "punk rock" moment in surfing...
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Dear Youth Can you hear me? Where has my zen gone?

Time’s spinning by at a wild pace. I need to reflect on what went down over the last…the last month....
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Lizards of Summer Episode 008

The road seems to do something to a man. And this is that.
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Dear Youth Quinn Matthews in Training

Editor’s Note: Quinn Matthews is a talented young photographer. And we like him a lot. He brought creative angles to the...
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Mark Gonzales, Wallows, 1986 Back Den 016

The Gonz, Wallows 1986 with Jesse Martinez and Gator in the background.
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Greyson Fletcher and Riley Blakeway at the premiere of Team Average 2.0 Collected Thoughts 063

Last night we went out in LA to support our good friend Riley Blakeway and magazine buddies Monster Children for...
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What Youth Reports: Freedom Artists Episode 005

Freedom Artists are a group of surfers and skaters who have turned the artwork of their talented friends and artist's...
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How to go to war Friendly advice for dangerous places

WORDS AND PHOTOS: Chas Smith Editor’s note: Chas Smith is currently writing a terrifically entertaining series for our ultra rad...
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Photo Credit: Brooks Sterling Portfolio 005

Brooks Sterling has found himself on the deck of some pretty prestigious empty pools. In the lineup with some of...
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Joel Tudor, San Diego Back Den 018

Joel Tudor at his home in S.D., CA. Style and grace just flows through his blood.
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Post Traumatic: Damien Hobgood Interview From the pages of What Youth Issue 7

Editor’s Note: Damien Hobgood, along with his brother CJ, have long been some of surfing’s greatest pros and greatest people...
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Dear Youth Craig Anderson, Dion Agius, Dane Reynolds in New Zealand, filming for Dear Suburbia, 2012

Editor’s Note: Blake Myers is Kai Neville and What Youth’s mascot/employee/filmmaker/creative Kiwi. He’s been making Lego videos and films for...
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Less Is Less Radio Episode 001

This first radio show features Blake and Creed with Thom Pringle and Brendon Gibbens. You might wanna get a coffee/beer.
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Dear Youth Click happy

“Popular is not the same as important, or often, not the same as good.” — Seth Godin Yesterday, sitting in...
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Dear Youth Chippa Wilson, Indonesia, Last week

Nate Lawrence: “Chippa Wilson is more known for his airs than his barrel riding skills, but damn can he ride...
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Dear Youth Noa Deane’s washed up traveler kit

A lot of people like to snap photos of their ultra-curated travel kits: vintage camera, neat bag, perfectly-folded shirt, passport,...
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Stay Tuned: Alex Zhang Hungtai of Dirty Beaches Playlist 004 Presented by DBlanc

When you reach out to Alex Zhang Hungtai of Dirty Beaches for a curated playlist, there’s a pretty good chance...

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