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Some Good news: The Volcom Pipe Pro Still one of the only contests we can watch in its entirety

The Volcom Pipe Pro is a 3-star $75,000 WQS at Pipeline. And the reason it’s so watchable is the variety of...
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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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A North Shore gathering for Dylan RVCA and Mark Oblow create a Hawaiian night that can only happen on the North Shore

Things happen on the North Shore that don’t and can’t happen anywhere else. I’m now thoroughly convinced of that. The...
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Watch “The Arrival” Starring Leo Fioravanti in Tavarua, France and El Salvador

Leo has already shown his prowess on the WSL this year. At this year’s Margaret River Pro, he placed 5th...
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Afternoon Interview: Steve Sherman Episode 048: Sherm Moments, shooting contests and the morning Andy passed away

Steve Sherman is an absolute legend in every sense of the word. He’s in the trenches documenting some of the...
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Watch “Trail Tracks” The freesurfs from the Hurley Pro at Trestles

With all the controversy involving this past Hurley Pro, we got a nice smattering of drama all week. The waves looked...
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Rewind Me: Voluptuous: The Big Movie Jason Kenworthy’s ’90s anthem in its entirety

The intro to the movie sums it up best: there’s a tattoo, a punch, a hot ass and Kelly at...
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Bored to Death by Surfing The Olympics, wave pools, Reef calendar’s and the WSL. Is that all we got? I hope not.

Maybe it’s the antibiotics. A bug bite gone wrong (the venom aimed at my heart and made a bee-line for it via...
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Watch Kelly Slater in Fiji Riding those not Merrick boards

We’ve been somewhat critical of Kelly Slater’s board transition, the one where he went from his lifelong relationship with Al...
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Watch 100% Alohamade Featuring Dusty Payne, Kelly Slater, and Clay Marzo

Eli Hanneman. If you don’t know the name by now, your excuses for not knowing just ran out. He’s only...
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Watch Welcome to Water Episode 2 Proving Grounds Maui Edition

The Volcom crew must’ve been frothing over the waves in Maui. Honolua Bay looked unreal in this latest episode of...
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Now that’s how you do it Volcom reminds us how to present competitive surfing the right way

You know if the entire What Youth HQ drops what they’re doing to put the finals a surf contest on the screen...
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Kelly Slater, 2002 Back Den 064

“there is a breaking point in every man. if you have ever put on a wetsuit then you will know...
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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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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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WY Documentary: Psychic Migrations Watch us on the Pink Carpet and at the after party with Kelly Slater, Coleborn, Yago, Droid, Nate, Burch and more

Last night Volcom rolled out the pink carpet for all the stars of their new movie Psychic Migrations, the first...
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Afternoon Interview: Bruce Irons (Pt. 2) Episode 30: On Andy, Gerry, Kelly, age and being excited again

Earnest. Open. Raw. And discussing what’s exciting him now, at 35, going into winter. A nice place for him to...
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Kelly Slater and Jason Dill, Costa Rica, Circa 2000 Back Den 053

“it does not get any more yin & yang then this. kelly slater and jason dill. we were in costa...
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Ho, Slater, Carroll and Richards, Hawaii Back Den 051

“one year when i was on the north shore shooting, i decided to set up a back drop at haleiwa...
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Kelly Slater At Jeffreys Bay July 31, 2015

It’s always a pleasure to watch the champ surf without the need for points. Kelly Slater and Sean Holmes surfing...
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Kelly Slater Announces Outerknown And everyone (except us) freaks out because it’s expensive

I love Kelly Slater. Always have. For all the infinite reasons there are to love him: he’s a great rep for...
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Conversation With: Photographer Jason Reposar “I guess I can say all this now that I’ve been convicted and deported.”

Former Transworld photog who vanished from the U.S. reappears...with Metallica.
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Nathan Fletcher and Kelly Slater, San Diego Back Den 031

“2 completely different humans. 2 people who have helped change surfing. 2 legends. 2 guys I’ve had the pleasure of...
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Rewind Me: Kelly Slater in Black and White Presented by Channel Islands

Our introduction to the King
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Rewind Me: Kelly Slater Kelly Slater in Black and White, coming tomorrow

The King in his debut film.
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Dear Youth Right Place, Right Time.

I just had the best month of my life.
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Afternoon Interview: Kelly Slater Episode 022

"I wanted to be a mix of Tom Curren with aerials..."
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Dear Youth Damp Jeans and the wave of your life

I’ve been in Portugal for about two weeks, and it’s been sunny all of two days. The rest of the...
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Dear Youth: Kelly Slater’s 540 sequence Processing Kelly’s air at the Cluster House in France

Kai, Blake and myself went down to Bayonne to pick up some film from a French lab. We had moules...
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Kelly Slater, Costa Rica Back Den 006

This photo is of the best surfer to ever live.
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Conversation With: Kelly Slater by Dane Reynolds Dane Reynolds explains how he got his interview with Kelly Slater for What Youth Issue 3

He shot the photos. Did the interview. Transcribed it. Edited it. Got it in on time. And managed to produce...
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Photo Credit: Quinn Matthews Portfolio 002

PHOTOS AND CAPTIONS: Quinn Matthews Quinn Matthews is a young, talented and ambitious photographer from California. He recently went to...