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Meet Brendon Gibbens A polite young man with a fucked up alley oop

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A while back Brendon Gibbens came through What Youth and sat on our couch. He was tagging along with Dion Agius and Craig Anderson. He was very polite and friendly. Everyone was skating around the warehouse talking shit and hanging out. We had no idea Brendon even surfed.
Cut to a few months later in France: Passing through on his way to Iceland Brendon came and hung out with us for a few days and we got a chance to sit down and officially meet the real man. Turns out he can surf. Really damn well. He has a charming South African accent, unassuming demeanor and one of the wildest alley-oop stomps we’ve seen. And underground appeal that we love. Remember that spelling.

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Watch “Inside Magenta” Skateboard through Paris with Vivien Feil of Magenta Skateboards and learn about their new collab with Adidas

Vivien Feil started Magenta Skateboards in 2010 with his brother Jean and friend Soy Panday. And it started as a means of continuing to thrive off the creative spontaneity that skating always represented: as the celebration of being weird through skating and using that to fill the void that existed in that realm of skating….

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Some Kind of Vacation Richer Poorer x What Youth present a mess of a road trip across California.

California is a damn fine playground. And while you could call it our backyard, we wanted to explore the next layer. We loaded up a van a few different times. And we went. With Ian Crane, Evan Mock, Dylan Goodale and we met up with everyone we know all over the place. It will eventually…

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About Tomorrow What Youth Issue 18 and much more…Live tonight at midnight PST

We came in this morning and the lights wouldn’t work. But I just fucking fixed em. And we’re off again. It was sunny outside and we might have found cover in a few waves out front. But enough about our morning, above you’ll see something preparing you for what’s to come tomorrow. And a lot…

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New Scenery, New Noise A new film: Skating, surfing and snowboarding in the all day light of Sweden and Norway I Presented by Adidas

Drinking gets you closer to the Gods in Norway. Or so they say. And we just got up close and personal with them. You’ll remember a few months back when we had a problem “just saying yes” to everything. This is the result of that: a trip through Scandinavia with an eclectic crew that included Chippa…

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Watch “Vinho Verde” Really good surfing in the oldest world of Portugal with Mitch Coleborn, Soli Bailey, Mitch Crews and Dusty Payne

Vinho Verde is actually white wine. But the bottle in green and the taste is terrific. And in Portugal, you can drink with any and every meal you choose. It accents buttery white fish perfectly. Post surf in Portugal, few things sound better. And as you’ll see here in this new short starring Mitch, Soli,…

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Watch “El Norte” A skate trip through Northern Spain supported by Globe

A trip usually suggests planning, an itinerary, some form of goal or destination. That’s a trip. This was more an impulsive 48 hour mission into the Basque Country. A place renowned for it’s good weather and gluten fuelled cuisine. Turns out we chose the only two days of summer when the sun went into hiding,…

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Day Off With Colin Moran When your job is surfing whats a day off look like

To get a better idea of what his day (off) at home looks like in Newport Beach — to see a little more of the underground surf culture here. Presented by D’BLANC. Check out Colin in our latest video from over the summer, Everything’s Wrong But in the Right Place:  

Eric Dressen’s Salad Bowl in Christiania We threw a party where there aren’t any rules. This is that.

Christiania is in Copenhagen. It is a largely self governed neighborhood of CPH, and hidden inside is a very fun bowl to skate. We joined up with Eric Dressen, the CPH Pro dudes and Monster to throw an event and bowl jam at the Wonderland Skate Bowl. And when you throw a party in a…

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A Weekend in San Francisco Skating the city with Jake Anderson and Kevin Terpening presented by Stussy

We went to San Francisco with Jake Anderson and Kevin Terpening as part of Stussy’s Wet Dreams California tour, which turned out to just be a good reason to go up north with some of our favorite dudes. We’ve still never been able to say no to San Francisco. Never will.

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Watch Panama Is Certain Starring Taj Burrow and Dion Agius

“I’m free! Best feeling ever! So many trips to come!” This is what Taj Burrow wrote me when I congratulated him on his plans for retirement from World Tour competition. Taj has been competing on surfing’s World Tour for 18 years. And as we speak, he’s probably doing a Skull Drag in Fiji where he’s…

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“Burp” starring Kevin Terpening Shot entirely on iPhone 6s

One week in LA with Kevin Terpening shot entirely on an iPhone 6s. All the tools you need. Watch Fairly Normal: Kevin Terpening here: 

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Watch Rasta and Ozzie rip in Australia Poetic and reckless ripping presented by Sanuk

There was jazz in the water. We walked up to a famed (and notoriously sharky) Australian point break to meet up wit Rasta and Ozzie — who were already in the water. The wind was onshore, but the sand was good and rights were pouring in. The lineup was littered with whitecaps, but then two…

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