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Chippa on Waco The Q&A

After our recent blowout of the BSR Cable Park in Waco, Texas, we caught up with Chippa Wilson and what...

Chippa Wilson Starts a Finless Revolution And also takes to the sky for new hometown collab

Chippa Wilson enjoys the vintage and also repping his hometown of Cabarita. It’s a mellow beach hideaway with less of...

SOJOURN a beautiful cinematic journey through NZ

New Zealand is cold. Damn cold. So it makes sense Adelio wetsuits would test their rubber in the frigid waters....

Nate Tyler and Chippa Wilson in Aerobics by OCTOPUS

Everyone knows Chippa and Nate are huge fans of jazzercise and aerobics as seen in OCTOPUS’s newest edit shot by...

WASTED TALENT PRESENTS THROUGH THE PINES A SHORT FILM BY GUILLEM CRUELLS

    Our friends over at Wasted Talent produced this beautiful feature on three things we love: Brendon Gibbens, Chippa...
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“Where ya been?” A little update on our recent movements

Don’t you just love when people ask you that? Well, we do. And people been asking us – especially our mailman,...
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Stream “Listen Now, Misty Dawn” Hopefully you’ve seen it live, downloaded and now you can stream it

I used to watch surf videos over and over and over again, until they crackled in the VCR, or the...
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Wanna help Produce our next film? We’re making a WY surf vid and we need liftoff. And that’s where you come in.

Remember “We quit, we’re poor” and all that when we started What Youth? Well, not much has changed: still pretty...
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Watch “The B Wolf” The Sea Wolf has some pretty rad B-Sides starring Chippa Wilson

Since it feels like the whole world (excluding Australia) is frozen over, this cold weather surfing by Chippa should do...
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Watch “Chippa’s Gone Soft” In a world full of soft top gimmicks: This is not that

Chippa Wilson is the reigning What Youth World Champ. And his performance on a Duo, in the new Epokhe movie,...
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EPØKHE Introduces CHIPPA WILSON Two things that make sense together

Epøkhe and Chippa Wilson. Two things that go together. And now they officially do. Watch a short snippet from his...
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Get Epokhe’s “Listen Now, Misty Dawn” Kai’s new movie is out today and it’s free

Some of you may have been lucky enough to catch this in your town, or maybe you were at our...
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Issue 19 Cutting Room Floor The book is being sent out into the world and here’s a sample of what to expect

We go through a lot of photos to make each issue, like a loooot of photos. The caliber of shots...
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We have Cluster Nostalgia Mitch Coleborn came over and fired us up for more of this

It’s no big secret that there’s still a scythe-toting grim reaper hovering over the formerly fun and care-free surfing industry. And...
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The Seawolf Premieres tonight This new film by Ben Gulliver looks really good and it makes its debuts tonight

There is a serious shortage of quality surf films being made right now. Which is why we’re so excited to...
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Watch Blake Myers’ ShowReel This…and he has a winning record against Gabriel Medina

Blake Myers once beat Gabriel Medina (and Keanu Asing) in a heat at the ISA World games. It’s still one...
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Watch Issue 18 Move A cinematic perusal of the new pages we made

Want to know who’s in the new issue? Well, here they are. In beautiful celluloid pixels. Order your copy of...
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What Youth Issue 18 is here On Sale Now: “We don’t wanna work for scum anymore”

How about a little disruption to start the summer? Today we’re releasing our 18th issue, and on the cover you’ll...
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“The Seawolf” Trailer Featuring Chippa Wilson, Balaram Stack, Oliver Kurtz, Cam Richards & More

A full length cold water doc that looks fucking gorgeous. The official release date will be some time in July...
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An Issue 17 Intro Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced

“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” —Søren Kierkegaard I was consulted this...
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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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What Youth Issue 17 Release Party This Thursday Night at The Wayfarer in Costa Mesa Presented by Brixton

What Youth Issue 17 is out and shipping now, and this Thursday you can join us at The Wayfarer in...
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What Youth Issue 17 is out! On Sale Now: Featuring: Craig Anderson, Andrew Allen, Chippa Wilson, Allah-Las, Yago Dora, Kelly Slater, Ty Segall and way more

The other day a friend of mine said to me that if shit hit the fan and he lost his...
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The What Youth Top 34 This is who’s coming on the very unprofessional What Youth World Tour 2017

OK, so this is a few days late. Lots of rum-infused discussions around fire rings to sort the order. But...
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More Photography from “Hello, Sea” Craig, Chippa, Lee, Dillon, Yago and Eric photographed by Nate Lawrence and Timothy Ridenour

Well, you can’t call them unproductive. What was relayed back to our HQ as a potential skunk sure yielded a...
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The New What Youth Top 34 We’ll unveil the new list Monday, March 13th

Last year we introduced the What Youth Top 34. The idea being: we wanted a list that gathered a more...
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Photography from “Hello, Sea” A photo gallery featuring Chippa, Craig, Dillon, Lee, Eric and Yago in Indo

These boys are damn photogenic thats’ for sure. By now you’ve heard the trip may not have been the oily...
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What Youth Drinks: All Day! In it for the long haul? We’re here to help.

There’s not a lot better than when the daytime festivities bleed right into some nighttime fun. Some sun, some drinks,...
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Watch “Hello, Sea” A new What Youth short film starring Craig Anderson, Chippa Wilson, Yago Dora, Dillon Perillo, Eric Geiselman and Lee Wilson

A surfing boat trip through the Mentawais is usually a dream trip. And hell, maybe this one was too —...
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Coming Soon: Hello, Sea Trailer for our new short starring Craig Anderson, Chippa Wilson, Yago Dora, Lee Wilson, Dillon Perillo and Eric Geiselman

Another boat trip, another tale to tell. This one wasn’t a serene dream by any means and it started with...
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Dear Surfing, Anyone out there? What I’d do to watch a surf vid that mattered right now

I’m still awake, watching music videos, trying to recreate the nostalgia that late night MTV2 once provided. Right now it’s Radiohead’s...

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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