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

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Afternoon Interview: Shawn Briley Episode 015 (Part 2)

Shawn touches on what it was that pushed him to surf massive waves, go full throttle, who his influences were in those early days…and what led to his eventual disappearance from the entire scene of surfing.

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Afternoon Interview: Shawn Briley Episode 015 (Part 1)

At age 24, seemingly at the peak of a solid pro career, Shawn Briley vanished. From the water. The industry. Eyesight. Everything.

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Color Me In: Mitch Crews & Lee Stacey Episode 006 Presented by Futures

Our crusade of getting shapers out of their bays and into the water is continues.

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Dear Youth Nate on the Run

Editor’s note: Nate Lawrence is a good employee. Fills our hard drives with photographic gold all year long and is just one of the best dudes you’ll find. However, occasionally, he disappears. Doesn’t usually take us long to see that it often coincides with an active Indian Ocean, which just so happens to be firing…

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Stay Tuned: Songs from Sections Playlist 003 Presented by DBlanc

We perused our rapidly blooming VHS collection here and selected some of our favorite surf video part songs.

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Kelly Osbourne and Jason Dill, Los Angeles, 2009 Back Den 013

Kelly Osbourne and Jason Dill in 2009 at the house the O.G. Osbourne’s TV show was filmed at.

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Lizards of Summer Episode 007

Another 30 days of dancing on the road. Couple cheeseburgers in paradise. A few clips logged. Yadin Nicol sightings. Craig tells us what not to do. And many, many lizard run-ins.

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Rewind Me: Runman 69 With Ray Kleinman

This was raw. Not even carried in surf shops usually and released when surfing was coming out of it’s first industry spit shine.

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What Youth Issue 7 The Intro

“We live in the mind, in ideas, in fragments. We no longer drink in the wild outer music of the...
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Panther Vision An Afternoon With Dustin Dollin

It's understandable when shit hits the fan and Spike Jonze is on your jock.
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For The Love: Derek Dunfee Episode 003 Presented by Vissla

Charging. Creating. Ripping. Friendly. Stylish. Intelligent. Meet Derek Dunfee.
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Dear Youth Boy to Man: Quinn Mathews returns from Western Australia

Photographer Quinn Matthews just walked in the door here at What Youth. Quinn is 18. Super talented. And up until...
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Jack Freestone Outtakes from What Youth Issue 7

By now you’ve seen that our new issue is on sale. When you get your hands on it, you’ll find...
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Mike Carrol Back Den 012

Mike Carrol has always been one of my favorite skateboarders, seeing him blow the fuck up at EMB, or destroy...
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Super Famous Now A conversation with Jack Freestone for What Youth Issue 3

PHOTOS: Blake Myers Currently, Jack Freestone is probably most notably known as the guy dating Alana Blanchard. But it turns...
What Youth Issue 7

What Youth Issue 7 On Sale Now

“We live in the mind, in ideas, in fragments. We no longer drink in the wild outer music of the...
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Dear Youth Jordy Smith’s Indonesian Salon

Jordy Smith and Rob Bain, Indonesia 2013 “This here is a photo of Jordy just starting to dive into a...
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What Youth Issue 7 Drops Friday This is gonna be good

Our new books is available to order this Friday, April 18th. Inside you’ll find some exciting surprises, a highly anticipated...
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Chris Senn, France Back Den 011

The jam at the end of this contest would go non-stop until the guys would drop.
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Color Me In: Jack Freestone & Darren Handly of DHD Episode 005 Presented by Futures

Darren Handley and Jack Freestone talk shit, tails and surfboards, and then ride surfboards.
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What Youth Reports: Tamba Surf Shop Episode 004

You've no doubt seen the shirts. The boards. The hats. The gear. And the boys. Tamba is a staple for...
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Fairly Normal: Matt Meola Episode 015

We joined Matt and his family for a weekend of surfing, fishing, hunting and found nothing but hospitality and friendliness...
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Straight Forward: Gold Coast Episode 007

Here you'll find some of our dearest friends jumping around to some jazz.
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Color Me In: Kalani Chapman & Bret Marumoto Episode 004 Presented by Futures

Bret and Kalani make equipment for a dangerous game. Hit play and see how the world's best shape boards to...
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Stay Tuned: Noa Deane Playlist 002 Presented by DBlanc

"Curls" lays down a pretty grungy, groovy and abrasive compilation.
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For The Love: Timmy Turner Episode 002 Presented by Vissla

Our feel good hit of the spring with Timmy Turner.
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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Straight Forward: Oliver Kurtz Episode 006

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

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