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This Is Us: France Short Film

This is a film that epitomizes why we do this. Why we surf. And travel. And live. We went to France and we forgot to check the charts. But we went anyway. And contrary to forecasts, we found waves. And when we didn’t find them, we didnt complain. We did other things. We skated. Went…

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Afternoon Interview: Ty Segall Episode 008

Ty Segall recently played a show at The Smell in Los Angeles with his band Fuzz. We went and talked to him about life, creating and smashing the hell out of drum kits.

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Forever Tomorrow Kassia Meador for What Youth Issue 5

Alley cat gypsy fashion that Kassia Meador photographed for us in Venice Beach, California for Issue #5.

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What Youth Issue 5 Trailer A video glimpse at the beautiful mess we made

Now that you’ve seen the cover of Noa Deane attempting to ignite his high-tops on fire while sitting in a Parisian gutter, photographed by Kai on his Yashica, it’s time to take a tour of the inside of the book, our fifth in the collection. There’s some interesting things. Wild photography. Sexy girls. Chippa Wilson,…

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What Youth Issue 5 On Sale Now

Our fifth issue is now on sale in the What Youth store. On the cover: Noa Deane attempting to set fire to his high-tops. We’d also like to note the presence of his amigo Brendon Gibbens, on call and ready to pour beer all over his feet if things get wild. It was shot in…

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Fairly Normal: Luke Davis Episode 010

It may not translate to results on the WQS, but there aren’t many people we’d rather watch high-line and arc. He’s the kind of surfer who could never do another air and we’d still enjoy every nuance of his style.

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Dear Youth: Take us back to Pinnytown

Last month we went to Copenhagen, Denmark to film The Copenhagen Project. The boys at Monster put us up at The Tivoli hotel (which is pretty much like the Disneyland Hotel) and let Arto Saari be our guide. We spent 8 days traveling like a wolf pack on bikes to all the known and unknown spots…

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Bullshit rodeo in Spain durring filming for This Is Us: France Collected Thoughts 054

As Dane Reynolds pointed out to us yesterday on Instagram, there is a new film coming out called, “This is Us.” It is about the boy band One Directions and the trailer has 11 million views — so it would appear they’re doing quite well. Psyched for them. Funny, the concept isn’t much different than…

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Fairly Normal: Noa Deane Episode 009

He has one of those styles rooted in unpredictability and recklessness, hucking himself at sections, but doing it with flow...
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What Youth Issue 6 is finished Collected Thoughts 053

Someone was looking out for us this week. A two week long flat spell has plagued southern California — and...
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A good 5 minutes (or so) with Ozzie Wright On the Nti Sheeto Experience

Spending five minutes talking to Ozzie Wright is infinitely better than spending any time talking to anyone else we’ve met....
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Nti Sheeto World Premiere Photos Life Without Andy was here

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Off Beat: Matt Meola & Kai Barger Episode 011

We may need to import some girls for these boys before they short circuit.
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Severely Jet Lagged Photo Outtakes from What Youth Issue 5

Every three months we get the opportunity to run our favorite images we’ve compiled and put them in our quarterly...
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Afternoon Interview: Ben Nordberg Episode 007

Now, let's hangout with Ben on Hollywood Blvd.

Watch Venga Venga Mitch Coleborn in Mexico on Super 8

Mitch Coleborn synced up with filmmaker Jack Coleman — literally, Jack’s a maker of films, on film, not memory cards,...
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Dear Youth: Noa Deane in the French flats

This day got away from us a bit. It was the last smidge of swell during our trip to France...
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Fortunate cookies durring a wild deadline week Collected Thoughts 052

Dion Agius literally walked the hard drive from the editing bay out into the parking lot Friday night to play...
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That Just Happened Kassia Meador for What Youth Issue 5

Well that was sick. We just wrapped shooting with these ladies for What Youth Issue 5: Kassia Meador behind the...
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Fairly Normal: Dave Rastovich Episode 008

Meet the dude we all thought we knew but now realize we've only just scratched the surface on.
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What a difference a day makes Collected Thoughts 051

Today marks one of my favorite days of the year: the end of the Vans US Open. It’s the first...
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Afternoon Interview: Sal Barbier Episode 006

We met Sal in Santa Monica at 6 a.m., loaded a ramp into a truck and took it to the...
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Giveaway: What Youth Issue 1 Signed by Craig Anderson Want One?

To celebrate the upcoming release of Craig Anderson’s new film Slow Dance, we thought we’d give away a few signed...
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Dear Youth We have a lot to learn about competition

What we’re witnessing right now in Copenhagen is redefining the meaning of “contest” forever. From the ceremonial “Ring of Fire”...
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Arto Saari shooting Peter Ramondetta in Copenhagen Collected Thoughts 050

So you may be wondering: just what the hell are we doing in Copenhagen? And we’ll have you know that...
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Arto Saari and Dion Agius in Copenhagen, Denmark Collected Thoughts 049

You ride bikes in Copenhagen. It’s just what you do. And last night, not 20 minutes off the plane we...
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Fairly Normal: Austyn Gillette Episode 007

A lethal combination of style, technical prowess and the most precise bit of fuck-it, all baked in to produce what...
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Win a signed copy of What Youth Issue 2 Featuring Kolohe Andino Collected Thoughts 048

Since today’s contest is over now, and we’re all out of signed copies, Kolohe requested that we shout him out...
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Noa Deane in France filming for This is Us: France Collected Thoughts 047

Today was one of the weirdest days of filming ever. Fun. Sick vibes. But after a couple days of shredding...

Dear Youth Happy fourth of July

“Those of us not in France just spent all our lunch money for the month at this fireworks stand. Please...
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Kai Neville in Paris, France, July 3, 2013 Collected Thoughts 046

We went to Paris a bit early to prepare for the upcoming This is Us: France trip and shop for...
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Off Beat: Craig Anderson Episode 010

We spent the other day hanging out with Craig hunting for rocky waves in California and we decided it was...

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