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

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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 Deane did). You have to dig, scrap and hunt — sucker in mouth — battling hipsters, crazy aunts, aggro pickers and cigar-smoking old men at thrift stores and swap meets to find those types of…

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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 for getting down the line and you’ll begin to see the concoction that makes up Eli Steele.

What Youth Issue 6

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 to find my Buddha: The Most Barreled Man On Earth. The Enlightened One. A monastic barrel seeker who spent the past quarter century camped out on this barren coast for months at a time. Forgoing…

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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 to be getting shot actually.

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 to be here. The North Shore sweats counterculture and bleeds secrets. Secrets about brave, intense people who appreciate respect, a firm handshake and shoeless feet indoors. It’s been a pleasure spending our first day reacquainting…

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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 epilepsy growing up and just how wild the streets around his home can be on any given day

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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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Afternoon Interview: Keith Hufnagel Episode 013

"It's about not giving a fuck. There are no rules in this thing."
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Afternoon Interview: Joe Guglielmino Episode 012

Enjoy Joe G. He's probably one of the people you should put on your list of people to have a...
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Lizards of Summer Episode 003

This episode features late night antics at the office, Noa Deane's alter-ego, a couple hip motherfuckers at Lowers, Brendon Gibbens...
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Dear Youth We back at it

“Well, I’m out of here on Saturday,” Nate Lawrence just told me. Another round of trips are leaving and waves...
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Dear Youth: Prepare for Panther Vision

I’d say that’s all we can do. Attempt to prepare you. Although there’s not really any way to do that....
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Hate Starring Cailin Russo

Cailin Russo illustrates all the wonderfully powerful and destructive qualities of beauty and sex. We love her. But this is...
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2013 Memoirs A year in review

Let’s skip the cliche’s: 2013 is done and gone, but we recorded most of it. So here it is, set...
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Sand Trade (Missed the cut, Made the grade) Chippa Wilson and Creed McTaggart in West Oz

We recently spent some time in the windy west of Australia to film for an upcoming (and still secret) film...
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Photo Credit: Quinn Matthews Portfolio 002

PHOTOS AND CAPTIONS: Quinn Matthews Quinn Matthews is a young, talented and ambitious photographer from California. He recently went to...
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Fairly Normal: Christian Fletcher Episode 013

An honest, authentic, death-defying Fairly Normal on Christian Fletcher and the infinite and un-ending influence he's had on us all.
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Christian Fletcher, Bali 2013 Collected Thoughts 060

Hunter S. Thompson claimed: “There is no honest way to explain [the edge] because the only people who really know...
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What Youth Issue 6 Trailer Video tour of our months on the run

We’ve now revealed the cover shot — a three-year-old Christian Fletcher — now it’s time to take a moving stroll...
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What Youth Issue 6 On Sale Now

On the cover: A three-year-old Christian Fletcher photographed by his dad Herbie Fletcher in 1974. We bled for this issue....
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Dear Youth The Copenhagen project today at noon

This is a photo snapped by Blake Myers of Kai Neville shooting film of Arto Saari, who is shooting a...
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The Copenhagen Project A film by What Youth in collaboration with Monster Energy

It’s only been within the last few years that we’ve noticed enough crossover in surfing and skating that the idea...
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Park Peek with Shane O’Neill A Copenhagen Project Prequel

If there’s one thing we’ve learned about Copenhagen and it’s skateboard culture it’s that there is nothing in the world...
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Meet Arto A Copenhagen Project Prequel

Arto Saari really needs no introduction. He’s put out some of the best skate parts in history and continues to...

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