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

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The Surfer/Hooper Index Craig Anderson is Steph Curry and other ridiculous comparisons to kick off the NBA playoffs

The NBA is probably the most commercialized athletic event in the world. This makes it the most unlike surfing (kinda)....
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New Brendon Gibbens Octopus part There you are Brendon!

An important message from the Octopus: Listen to DEATH!  You had me at DEATH. And this is a pretty hammer-filled...
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Watch “Sundaland” Run to Mexico with Brendon Gibbens, Cam Richards and Eric Geiselman

In lots of the world right now, it’s winter. And wherever it’s winter, it’s cold. And watching this just thawed...
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Watch “Lost It: New Zealand” Outtakes from the road way less traveled with Brendon Gibbens, Bryce Young and Eric Geiselman

The parts of surf trips you usually see are polished and packaged up with all the A plus clips, making...

10 Best WY Vids of the Year Number 5 and 6 on our countdown

6. Artist Series: Brad Elterman His voice, his look, his energy and enthusiasm are infectious. God, just love this dude. Brad Elterman...
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Watch “Island South” A cold new short, and some warm Vissla wetsuits starring Brendan Gibbens, Bryce Young and Eric Geiselman

Vissla recently took their new wetsuits to New Zealand and had Bryce Young, Brendon Gibbens and Eric Geiselman ramp out...
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Epokhe Introduces Brendon Gibbens A few of our friends coming together

Epokhe and Beeg. It only makes sense now doesn’t it. He sure looks pretty in those glasses and he sure...
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Lizards of Summer Episode 017: Norway, the boat trip, France and several other terminals and sun rocks across the world

Another look at what happens in between the cracks at What Youth. Including Norway, France, Indo, San Francisco, HQ and...
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Vissla’s “Dream Steeple” World Premiere Thursday night in Huntington Beach at our favorite venue: Don the Beachcomber

Thursday night in our favorite tiki garden of rum Vissla will debut their new project film: “Dream Steeple.” There will be...
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Watch The Dill and Beeg Project The boys just absolutely nailed it

Friday night in Venice, California I sat and watched this movie at the premiere that Dillon Perillo and Brendon Gibbens...
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Watch This is Us: North Starring Yago Dora, Brendon Gibbens, Dillon Perillo and Andrew Doheny and presented by Monster Energy

I never thought I would need to write this. Or that I would need to start a new magazine that...
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Off Beat: Cole Sandman Episode 028: During TIU: North we inherit Santa Cruz’s resident gremlin grom for a day

One morning we woke up as usual, got coffee and headed out to look for waves in Santa Cruz. Yago...
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North in a big white van Yago Dora, Brendon Gibbens, Andrew Doheny and Dillon Perillo road trip to SF in This is Us: North

It was Wednesday morning when we picked up the big white van in Orange County. Planes took off from the...
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What Youth Issue 13 On Sale Now

Every once in a while the flurry of dust and mud and granite and soot and ash that make up the...
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This Is Us: North Black and White film with Nate Lawrence

I never thought I would need to write this. Or that I would need to start a new magazine that...
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Lizards of Summer Episode 14: San Francisco, Japan and the ridiculous in between

So there is Japan, there is San Francisco and there are all the lunatics in between. This is them and...
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North on 101 in a big white van With Andrew Doheny, Yago Dora, Dillon Perillo and Brendon Gibbens

15 hours in a 15 seater van is a lot of things. It’s super fun, disgusting, hilarious, ridiculous, illegal, terrifying...
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Headlines and Quotes from WY Issue 12 Like Craig Anderson on charging: “I’m a bipoler medium wave surfer. I’m all in, sort of.”

What Youth Issue 12 is out now. You know that. But it’s also going fast. Which is both fun and...
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Lizards of Summer Episode 013: We hit the road again and things got weird

It seems like whenever things get mundane, it takes just one little journey to completely get us back into the...
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The less important side of pop Watch the Cluster B-sides movie

We hit the road last year on Cluster™. And since movies have to be a certain duration, a lot of the magic,...
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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...
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What Youth Issue 12: On Sale Now Featuring Mark Gonzales photographed by Mark Oblow in Hawaii, Circa 1989 on the cover

We’ve got a new reason to celebrate: our 12th issue is out today and you can buy it right now,...
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Lizards of Summer Episode 012: More of the same lunacy from the road

The road is a strange place. And while we usually gloss it up for the pages of the mag and...
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Lizards of Summer Episode 11: Baja, Indo, California and a lot of freakish behavior

And we’re back yet again. Because we can’t stop noticing the finer details in life: like all this shit. Lizards...

The WY Guide: The South West of France Your escape for autumn includes fine wine, women and beachbreaks

Everyone knows the second the U.S. Open of Surfing ends, summer might as well be over and done with. You...
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New surf film: Mute Watch the trailer and read about Nate Tyler’s new film by Victor Pakpour

There’s one story about Nate Tyler that’s been written time and time again: He lives in a yurt, grows his...
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Lizards of Summer Episode 010

Welcome to the What Youth Madhouse. And our favorite show. Episode 2 of the second season of Lizards of Summer. Another...
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The reinvention of Cosmic Creek Brendon, Noa, Froth, Tropical Popsicle and much more

Cosmic Creek has been around a long time (this is the 14th annual event), the retro surf event has always...
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The WY Guide: Cape Town, South Africa The tip of the world

The WY Guide to Cape Town, South Africa by C.S. Louis
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Lizards of Summer: Season 2 Premiere A What Youth series featuring the dregs of the video vault

And we’re back. For season two of whatever the hell sort of video concoction Blake Myers can whip up for...

What Youth Mixtapes Brendon Gibbens, AKA Bad Beeg’s Disco Mix

It’s becoming very well-known that Brendon Gibbens is a terrific dancer. And that he’s been known to vanish into the...

“It’s a weird feeling” Brendon Gibbens on being in Cluster

I was en-route back to South Africa from WA when Kai invited me to Europe for the Cluster tour. Without...