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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

Video: Blake Myers & Michael Cukr

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 Wilson, Jake Blauvelt, Keegan Valaika and Louif Paradis.

We basically brought a bunch of boards and we did what the terrain told us to. Every midnight piss came with a breathtaking view. Every new day (when you could tell it was a new day) came with a new landscape. Which is just how we like it. We also got a chance to wonder together just what’s happening in all of our cultures, are they in the right direction, are we OK? After this trip, we all came home and decided together that the answer is a great big yes.

Watch the new film “New Scenery, New Noise” now.

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Return to La Goon Chippa and a wedge, this time with acid drops

Summer looks fun on Super 8 film.

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Vega Trestles is better than everywhere else

Here are one or two things about the people in this piece: Before this summer, Owen Wright had never really been to America besides for surf contests, and during contests you don’t really do anything else. So this year Owen came with his lovely girlfriend, who’s studying for her teaching credential, and they just did…

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Bright Grey DION AND A SILVER-SLATE SHOREBREAK

Bright Grey, a What Youth original short.

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La Goon A What Youth orignial short starring Chippa Wilson

At its core, La Goon is a thoughtful consideration of Western social norms. Chippa, the once-bricklayer made good, still an outsider to the manufactured sheen of south Orange County and its citizens. He seeks out this overlooked reject closeout — a foil for his own character. Losing his nose and surfing anyway is a metaphor…

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Temporary Vacation, Part 2 A What Youth original short

Time is indeed always slipping away, my friend.

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Temporary Vacation, Part 1 A What Youth original short

Laughter, delirium, caffeine, skateboarding, trash humping, girl hunting and lots of punting.

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New Typewriters Dane and Dillon in San Francisco

Dane and Dillon are both contributing writers in the first issue of What Youth Quarterly, and in the fine tradition of writers past they made for San Francisco, and caught a wave. What Youth Quarterly, Issue One is off to the printers. It’ll be available for online purchase here at whatyouth.com this month. Sign up…

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Roof Walls Craig At home with Craig Anderson

One whole week at Craig’s house in Newcastle with no waves to speak of. Instead, a vignette of domestic moments.

Mitch Coleborn and Craig Anderson traveling for What Youth

Seat 26c Sitting between Mitch Coleborn and Craig Anderson on a plane

Ever sat between Mitch Coleborn and Craig Anderson on a plane? We have. And now you have too. Kinda.

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