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

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Watch “Windows” A surf vid by our new kid Hunter Martinez that we thoroughly enjoyed

Hunter Martinez is our new guy. He’s also a human labrador. And a damn good photographer and filmmaker (he shot...

Would you rather: Lowers or a Pool? The WSL released its 2018 schedule of events and it’s missing Fiji and Lowers but has a pool

There are 840 miles of coastline in California. And while there will be one stop on the 2018 WSL World Tour...
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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...
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Watch Kai Hing in “Still Splashing” Kai goes monochrome in Indo

Kai Hing has a zest to his surfing we fucking like. It’s why we did an Adolescents profile on him when...
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What Youth Issue 19: Tonight at Midnight Free for the first 72 hours (while supplies last)

OK guys, here is the deal for the new issue: What Youth Issue 19 is out tonight at midnight (PST), and...
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Watch “Vague+Profound” “Cool Dad” Yadin Nicol releases nearly full-length vid 4 years in the making…and there’s a lot of Dillon too

Yadin Nicol is “cool dad.” We’ve said it before he was an actual dad. He was always the guy keeping...

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...
Craig Anderson, HUF

Craig Anderson is still keeping it HUF We can all still wear skate shoes

At one (strange) time or another, it was considered weird for a skate brand like HUF to sign a surfer to...
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Watch this Backwash wedge Jay Davies and Lee Wilson just added some spontaneity to your day

I haven’t been drinking. No reason why. I just haven’t and life is getting a little sleepy. But me and...
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We’re giving Issue 19 Away Our next Issue is out next Tuesday and here’s how we’re gonna make sure you get it…for free

We lost another classic print publication last week (the regionally great ESM has halted its print edition). We also heard...
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Watch “Candle” starring Noa Deane Noa’s reckless new part is here

While most of the surf world is mesmerized by mechanized waves and trying to do math about world title scenarios,...
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Globe’s Cult of Freedom is ready Joe G and his all-star cast of Noa, Creed, Dion, Taj, Nate, BG and EG are back with a new vid

We call our intern “neck tan Nick.” He’s the office shred turkey. And yesterday between watering the plants and taking...
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Always Remembering Andy Seven Years on and the void is still real

We’re not the same. Never will will be. Can’t even fake like we are. When we lost Andy, surfing also...

Love Taj as much as we do? Then you’ll need this new photography book: “Taj. By Respondek”

Taj Burrow and photographer John Respondek have been working together to shoot photos for over 16 years. And to celebrate...
Cam Richards, South Carolina

Southern comfort We’re in deep South Carolina with Cam Richards getting some culture shock

We are deep.  Motorcycles. Fishing. Bowling. Shooting. Beer drinking. And Boating. Facing and immersing in a unique brand of culture...
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Some Kind of Vacation Prequel 3: Ian Crane is a great road tripper

We kinda got skunked the whole time. For the most part we just drove in circle. It was something like...
Mason Ho, WSL

I have no idea what’s happening on tour But this was pretty fun to watch

I was feeling a little guilty. I haven’t been watching the tour, like, at all — and I know that’s...

Watch “Gone Tomorrow” If you want some France in your fall. Starring Mikey Wright, Zeke Lau, Kanoa Igarashi, Connor O’Leary and more

Quiksilver has a pretty heavy presence in France. They got offices there and lots of french surfers and Jeremy Flores...
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Watch Ian Crane in “Maise Tarde” Playful mischief in the sea

Kaius Potter recently spent a week in Portugal with the O’Neill team, and got a fun clip with Crane and...
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Today (and always) we think of Dylan One year on

It’s been one year since we lost Dylan Rieder. But there hasn’t been a single minute in a single day...
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How’d this happen? Issue 0019 is somehow a thing coming soon and we really need to surf again

Every single issue of What Youth comes with it’s own insane personality disorder. It walks and talks and fucks with...
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Watch “On the Tea” Featuring Ian Crane, Russ Bierke, Eli Olson, and Torrey Meister

We are very familiar with Ian Crane and what he can do. But Russ Bierke is an animal. The guy...
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Watch Jake Kelley in “LOMO” Spring to summer and back again

I swear to God I run into Jake Kelley all over the world. The dude puts in the time. Portugal,...
Beau Foster, Alkali fins,

Watch Beau Foster slide New Alkali fins designed by Beau and some creative surfing to go with it

Beau Foster has been shaping his own boards and he’s now working on some modern fins to go along with...
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Watch: “Long Beach, NY” When we all flock to the city to surf: Starring Balaram Stack, Oliver Kurtz, Ian Crane, Shane Borland and more

When things come together at the coast in New York it can make for some really good times. As you’ll...
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Bruce Irons and Nathan Fletcher Back Den 126: France in 2001

“bruce irons & nathan fletcher in france. we were there to film for nathan’s movie but got skunked on waves. with the...
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Watch Brixton’s Lee Wilson Another ridiculously good part from Lee

It’s like he knows when we need a pick me up. Or a new part. Lee Wilson continues to deliver rad...
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Watch Conner Coffin at J-Bay Need we say more?

Universally, Conner Coffin at J-Bay is something we all very much appreciate. Although we might suggest altering the soundtrack, we...
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Watch BLACK RAIN Poetic surfin brought to you by the lighter side of storms

The spot where this wave breaks… it’s mostly a longboard spot. The guy surfing there… he’s mostly a longboard dude. Even the band...
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Let’s be together When all goes numb, the numb need to get together

I spent the end of last week careening through the perfectly lit and temperate streets of early autumn New York....
Brett Barley, Surfing, Super Surfboards, Outer Banks

Watch “Super Strike: Outer Banks” The brighter side of the hurricane onslaught on the East Coast with Super Surfboards

Super Surfboards has some friends in high places on the east coast and took advantage of that the last few...
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Watch Alex Gray in “Smoke Bomb” Escaping the flat spell in California

Alex Gray seems to have found a way to break free from California’s seemingly never ending flat spell. Mexico is...

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