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

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This is Absurd An old note comes back to haunt and hype us

Editor’s note: This was originally published in What Youth Issue 1 (which is now sold out) as an intro to...
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Dane Reynolds, Honest in Chapter 11 Collected Thoughts 116

“If you haven’t already watched Dane’s new film, Chapter 11, go watch it now. It is one of the most...

One Roll 014: The Dear Suburbia Boat Trip A roll of black and white shot by Nate Lawrence of Dane, Kolohe, Jack, Taj and EG

We were going through some old film folders today and stumbled upon this bit of modern history: One Roll shot by...
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Jean A What Youth Original Short Film by Kai Neville

An inland jaunt with a surf film through Kai's eyes.
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Deleted Chapter Featuring Craig Anderson, Nate Tyler and Dion Agius

A trip to Mexico with three very good goofyfoots. This is a forgotten relic from a trip that never got...

“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...

What Youth Mixtapes Music from Modern Collective, Lost Atlas, Dear Suburbia and Cluster

Kai's favorite's from his last four videos.
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Dear Youth Craig Anderson, Dion Agius, Dane Reynolds in New Zealand, filming for Dear Suburbia, 2012

Editor’s Note: Blake Myers is Kai Neville and What Youth’s mascot/employee/filmmaker/creative Kiwi. He’s been making Lego videos and films for...
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In Cursive A What Youth short film starring Dane Reynolds

When you combine his use of spontaneity, style, aggression and joy for surfin’ with his fascination for overlooked lines and...
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Sincerely Suburbia A What Youth Original Flim

Sincerely Suburbia is our final salute to a film and a moment in time we’re rather fond of. And damn...
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Shop Kids: Still a thing Collected Thoughts 021

We were just in Santa Barbara for a nighttime film premiere, and before it got started we went into the...
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Sugarloaf Diaries Kai goes into the hills to edit Dear Suburbia

Dear Suburbia, will world premiere August 2nd during the US Open of Surfing and it’s shaping up to be quite...
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From the Dear Suburbia Official Studio Shoot, 2012 Collected Thoughts 007

Why is this girl from Copenhagen vacuuming sand off a lobster in high-wasted denim? Well, why comb your hair? Why...
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Sugarloaf Diaries Collected Thoughts 006

Poetry is dead. The web clip killed surfing. What’s a blowtail? The barrel is back. Big-budget soundtracks. Bill fucking Murray....
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Every Someone The Whos of Dear Suburbia

This is the film’s collected cast — including, you’ll notice, your favorite surfer. There he is. But if he isn’t,...
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Sick Little Pushpins The Where’s of Dear Suburbia

This is the photographic version of that tiny plastic sample spoon they use at ice cream parlors to let you...
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Dear Suburbia, Prequel 3 John John Florence, Dusty Payne, Mitch Coleborn, Chippa Wilson in Barbados

Up, coffee, fins, coconuts with Terry (what up Terry), toothbrush, Monster tattoos, drive, snacks, it’s windy, M&Ms, Dirty South, a...
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Then Yadin’s Ankle broke Right before the swell of the decade

Partway through our second consecutive Japan trip — which was partway through Yadin Nicol’s best year ever — his ankle...
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Dear Suburbia, Prequel 1 Dane, Conner, Yadin, Kolohe in Japan

When we flew to Japan Kai was just releasing Lost Atlas, and he wanted to start right away on his...
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Dear Suburbia, Prequel 2 Chippa Wilson, Mitch Coleborn, Craig Anderson in Australia

The desert could have killed us easily but it didn’t. It was good to us mostly. We stayed at a...

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