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

One Roll 021: Michael Cukr Japan to Bangkok to Australia and back with some of your favorites including Chippa and Ozzie

Last year we did some traveling. And Michael Cukr did a serious portion of it himself. He recently fired up...
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A good looking cutting room floor Issue 17 is ready for ink, here’s a peek

Full disclosure: We didn’t plan it like this. But as we’ve learned along the way, that’s so very OK. Hell,...
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Warm up with Chippa Wilson Chippa gets new wetties, we get a new vid

Chippa Wilson might be the quickest and most flexible surfer we know. But what happens when it gets real cold? Well,...
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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...
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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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Chippa Wilson on the “Duo”, Bali Collected Thoughts 105

I was pretty amazed when Chippa pulled out this Neil Purchase Jr surfboard with only 2 fins and decided to...
Traveling through Norway and Sweden with Chippa Wilson, Keegan Valaika, Jake Blauvelt and Louif Paradis

Scandinavian Wanderlust Getting closer to the Gods with Chippa Wilson, Keegan Valaika, Jake Blauvelt and Louif Paradis in Norway and Sweden

Drinking gets you closer to the Gods in Norway. Or so they say. And we just got up close and...

We’re in Norway With Chippa Wilson Adidas brought us to Stockholm and Riksgränsen to hang with Keegan Valaika, Louif Paradis and Jake Blauvelt

We said yes again. And now we’re in Scandinavia. Adidas invited us to join them on a trip to Norway...
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What Youth Issue 14 On Sale Now

We live in a “cut and paste” world. And despite the trend, we manage to keep running out the door...
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Chippa Wilson, Bali 2016 Collected Thoughts 100

“Sometimes it feels so good to dig your back hand in the water and do a nice Larry layback. Chippa...
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Watch Brixton sign Chippa Wilson This just makes so much sense and are you kidding with these clips?

Well two of our favorites are getting hitched: Chippa Wilson and Brixton. A match that makes us giddy. Not only...
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Watch Chippa Wilson ride a “Duo” Shaped by Kirra legend Neal Purchase Jr. and presented by Stance

When he pulled it out of his truck it looked like a mistake. Interesting, but definitely a mistake. More of...
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Lizards of Summer Episode 016: Pennywise, “humping” Snapper, dabbing and God knows what else

We had a crazy month. We went through four countries and seven states and missed a deadline (shocker) but we’re...
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The What Youth Top 34 This is who’s coming on the very unprofessional What Youth World Tour 2016

So what’s the criteria? Well, it’s a perfectly inexact science that sees the surfers who represent themselves the most authentically...
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Watch Octopus’ “Scramble” With Nate Tyler, Chippa Wilson, Dion Agius and many more

Enjoy Nate, Chippa, Dion and many more throwing it around in this midday mash-up. This video makes us happy. Reminds...
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Dylan Rieder and Chippa Wilson in Hawaii, 2012 Back Den 065

“dylan rieder and chippa wilson talking to stefan janoski not shown on the  north shore, oahu 2012. this was from...
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Watch Chippa Wilson in Cabarita Ripping at home presented by New Era

Chippa Wilson was a late bloomer. A lot of people don’t know that. He was working construction until he was...
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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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Watch Chippa Wilson in “Cold” Spontaneity is bliss

Chippa Wilson has always been one of our favorite’s, that’s no secret, and this new piece he’s calling “Cold” (probably...
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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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The Octopus Video Dion Agius, Nate Tyler and Chippa Wilson unveil new traction brand with sick video

You may have seen it in the shop.  Seen the evasive Instagrams. Wondered out loud, “What the hell is Octopus?”...
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The Almosts Watch the attempts and what almost was from Cluster

Every night after filming all day there’s a moment when everyone gathers around the computer and watches the clips. Raw, unedited...
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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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Cluster: Behind the Scenes Short Film Part 4: Indonesia

It’s been fun. And it’s going to last forever. But here is what we consider an appropriate sign off for...
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Cluster: Indonesia Gallery 2 Noa, Craig, Creed, Chippa and Dion aboard the old Rip Curl Search boat haunted by Hedgy

And today, on top of  the final episode of our behind the scenes look at Cluster  we offer up Nate Lawrence’s...

Cluster: Indonesia Gallery 1 Noa, Craig, Creed, Chippa and Dion aboard the old Rip Curl Search boat haunted by Hedgy

Tomorrow we’ll be releasing the finale video to our behind the scenes looks at the filming of Cluster. And here we...
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One Roll 005 Nate Lawrence in West Oz for Cluster

Nate Lawrence shot this roll of film in Western Australia while the boys were filming for Cluster. Creed, Craig, Noa,...
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Cluster: Behind the Scenes Short Film Part 2: Atlantic

Cluster is out. And by now you’re probably beginning to settle in on who has your favorite part. And hopefully...
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Cluster: Behind the Scenes Short Film Part 1: Europe

Europe with a band of gypsies: Noa, Dane, Craig, Mitch, Chippa and Dion
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The Cluster Photo Journals (1) Europe with Dane, Craig, Chippa, Dion, Mitch and Noa.

What Youth’s 10th issue is a Special Edition dedicated to Kai’s new surf video Cluster. You know that already though, right?...
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Radical Class: Industry Talk 7 things catching our eye

Quiksilver used to have a slogan that said: “If you can’t rock and roll, don’t fucking come.” It was fun,...