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, thus most of our trip was spent attempting to outrun rain while on the hunt for something a little more nourishing than cheese and bread. While the latter proved unsuccessful, we did manage to find a church with a ramp inside, and in those brief periods where the sun did make a casual appearance, David Gonzàlez, Paul Hart, Charles Collet and Fries Taillieu skated the shit out of whatever they could find.
Watch “El Norte” A skate trip through Northern Spain supported by Globe
Watch “Vinho Verde” Really good surfing in the oldest world of Portugal with Mitch Coleborn, Soli Bailey, Mitch Crews and Dusty Payne
Watch “Shitkicker” A new film starring Beau Foster, Ellis Ericson, Creed McTaggart, Droid and more
Yesterday was a day filled with glory and triumph and testosterone. Today is all about having fun and smashing it with your friends. And Beau Foster’s been tripping the planet with his friends and made this jazzy film for you and we’re getting to show it to you first. It’s called Shitkicker and it’s really…
Office Space: Sebo Walker An Oregonian did this on our ramp
Sebo Walker is originally from Oregon. And he’s a bit of a jock. Did all the sports growing up including soccer, scootering, baseball — and lucky for us, skateboarding was the one that stuck. He moved to California to pursue skateboarding and we were lucky enough to have him come by and skate our new mini. In this…
Office Space: Sal Barbier Skate royalty on our mini ramp
Sal Barbier came by to skate other day. You’ll remember Sal from being the dude with the best selling skate shoe ever. Or maybe for the day he took us and his jump ramp to the streets of Santa Monica. He’s truly an all-around skateboarding legend and someone we like having around. Not to mention the way…
Watch Taj Burrow in Indo A What Youth Original presented by VonZipper
Taj Burrow recently had his first child, a baby girl named Arabella Rose. She’s perfect just like her mommy and daddy. But this piece features the new dad doing what he’s done better than anyone we’ve ever had the pleasure of watching for over two decades: having fun surfing. No one has shown this and…
Flamingo Inn A new film starring Dillon Perillo and Brendon Gibbens presented by Rip Curl
Right points make a quirky canvas for these two. Sprinkle in some Central American flavor and consider yourself checked into the Flamingo Inn.
Postcard Oregon A film by Quiksilver and What Youth starring Mikey Wright, Bryan Fox and Javier Mendizabal
Maybe it was an experiment, or maybe it just happened. But whatever the case may be: we ended up in Oregon, on a big hill, blitzing down it — and at another point we were were surfing in front of a forest, and then we were in a city. We were a lot of things,…
Office Space: Curren Caples We got a new ramp and Curren rolled on it Presented by Monster
We got a new ramp: The Hager Brothers Cody and Jared came in one day, saw our tiny mini ramp, tore it out and upgraded our office in a big way. A few days later, it’s live. And to get a handle on what’s possible on it, we invited Curren Caples over for a quick…
Far Gone Out Panama and the pleasurable experience that it is with Jack Freestone, Creed McTaggart and Ian Gentil
Panama and the pleasurable experience that it is with Jack Freestone, Creed McTaggart and Ian Gentil
Beauty Pockets II Epokhe Eyewear’s new Short
Epokhe team hits the South Coast in this new Short Film by Kai Neville
Home Ave: Austin Calvello A roll in the park
Physical education at Diamond park with Austin Calvello.
2014 Memoirs A year in review
That was a blast. Let’s do it again this year.
Noa California A What Youth Original
A lot has changed in a year for Noa Deane. Last summer, his visit to CA would have been a pretty off the radar affair. A few hellos and some shitty surfs in Newport shorebreak. But over the course of 2014, Noa has, umm, kinda been blowing up. With new sponsor deals, loads of hype,…