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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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Watch “Always More” “Just For Kicks” B-Sides with Noah Wegrich, Mitch Coleborn, and Nate Tyler

Remember Noah Wegrich’s “Just For Kicks” that came out on the start of January? No worries if you don’t because that...

Media Model Subsidy Line Noise Ordinances and surf video making with Mitch Coleborn, Harry Bryant, Nate Tyler, Colin Moran and more

This morning we received a note on our front door reminding us that this town operates under a noise ordinance and that...
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Well, you’re hired We reached out to you and you delivered. Now it’s time to go

Holy shit, it worked!  The idea hatched over a pitcher of margaritas the other night is a reality. And it’s...
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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 Slow Dance B-Sides Sometimes you get blasted from the past: Craig, Dane, Ozzie and more filming for Slow Dance

Dustin Miller is a filmmaker who worked with Dane and Craig on Slow Dance, Craig’s profile film from a few...
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Watch Noah Wegrich In “Just For Kicks” With appearances from Mitch Coleborn, Nate Tyler, and Torren Martyn

Darkened skis, grey water, chilly peaks. Normally not the most inviting trifecta but Santa Cruz local Noah Wegrich has us ready...

December 7 is “Cult of Freedom” Day! Which means movies and free food and drink at all Globe stores

I just got off the phone with Joe G. (Damn, love saying that). For those of you who don’t know,...
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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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Watch Goose Chase A nice long-form surf vid courtesy of Nate Leal

A 24-minute clip you’ll actually catch yourself watching all the way through. Clips from Nate Leal’s various jaunts around the globe...
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Watch Volcom’s “Aliens Was Here” Featuring Noa Deane, Ozzie Wright, Balaram Stack, Mitch Coleborn, Ryan Burch and more

The Volcom guys did it again. The crew headed to Indonesia on a 5 week journey. It honestly seems they are...

Cult of Freedom: The Australia Part Joe G and the Globe team are back with a new series and this is your first look at it

All across the wonderful world of surfing there is banter and chatter of world titles and machine-made Instagram friendly clips...

New Vacation Club Vid: “MMMM, Zingy” Acid Drops and surfing in Santa Cruz with Nate Tyler, Dylan Graves and Noah Weigrich

Nate Tyler, Dylan Graves and Noah Weigrich are a bunch of long haired hippies running around Santa Cruz in “MMMM,...
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Watch “Welcome to Water” Episode 4: Maldives with Nate Tyler, Yago Dora, and Mitch Coleborn

Like to go left? Well so do these three. Mitch Coleborn, Nate Tyler and Yago Dora: Three different approaches drilling a...
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Watch Nate Tyler and Creed McTaggart in “Untitled” The boys getting after it

Creed and Nate…do we need say more?  Watch our Off Beat episode with Nate and Creed here:
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Watch Nate Tyler in “To the Land” There he is. Thought we’d lost him to Hooters lunch

You probably already know we’re big Nate Tyler lovers. Not many people can live off the grid where he does, and then...
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Photo Credit: Michael Cukr Portfolio 027: A look back at Michael “Horse” Cukr’s year

Michael Cukr works here at What Youth. He’s a horse. We call him that because of another Warren Smith quote...
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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...

Watch Nix Nic Nooley A full-length surf film starring Creed Mactaggart, Noa Deane, Beau Foster and more

Finally some creativity in surfing! A weird concept, some hilarious acting and a bunch of fucking good-fun surfing. Toby Cregan’s...
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Flash with Nate Tyler in Santa Cruz Collected Thoughts 088

With all the gimmicks and stunts that have gone down this year it makes me think back to the early...
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A Surf Video Saved My Life today I started the day swearing them off, but Psychic Migrations saved me

Today, out loud, I said that I didn’t even like to watch surfing anymore. I actually said that. The fucking...
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Off Beat: Nate Tyler Episode 025: Bad trick names, burritos and energy drinking

You can hear the pitter patter of French rain in the background. Which should be enough to send you to...

One Roll 009: Nate Tyler in California Roll(s) shot by Michael Cukr

We tricked Nate Tyler into letting us come stay with him at his beautiful home in Central California a few...
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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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WY Documentary: RT and Veeco Part 2: “A psychedelic trip through the textures of nature”

Getting inside the mind of an artist is really hard to do. While brilliant, they usually can’t articulate the trippy...
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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...
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WY Documentary: Veeco Productions In part 1 RT takes us behind the curtain of Volcom’s most creative films

They’re somewhere between comedic genius and surreal, feverish nightmares. Raw. Authentic. Fun. But always creative — with a smiley, fucked up...
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Fairly Normal: Nate Tyler Episode 019

He’s mellow but somehow punk. Humble and radical. Friendly and legit. His story has been painted a myriad of ways...
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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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Threezy A new short by Volcom featuring a mysteriously fun-looking left (and 3 of our favorite goofy foots)

If you like lefts prepare have your day hijacked, by 3 of our favorite goofy foots: Yago Dora, Mitch Coleborn...
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Strange Rumblings The Iceland Section

Watch the Iceland sections from Globe's new film: Strange Rumblings

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