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

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What’s Dane Been Up to? We spent the weekend with the Reynolds family filming for a new Fairly Normal

Dane was home this weekend. A classic California pre-summer day: lots of blue, couple fun waves and lots of traffic....
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Watch “Sessions, Pipeline” With Mason Ho, Koa Rothman, Nathan Florence, Koa Smith & more

Pipe is still loud as ever, even in April. A few of our favorites getting spoiled with swell this late...
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Let’s talk about trunks (briefly) We built this industry on them, so why are so few pairs worthy of your thighs?

Today marks the release of Former’s “Control” boardshort. So yes, full disclosure, we back them, and what they’re doing, so...
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Watch “Droid Around Aus and Bali” Metal Neck and Droid, a pretty reliable duo

Andrew Doheny catches a couple waves around Australia and Bali and looks good doing it. Watch Droid in our Off...
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Does WSL = Christian Youth Group? Conservative and “cool” with really bad music

When I was in high school there were always people trying to get us to join them at their church...
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Wade Goodall in “Turtle Business” As aggressive as we’ve ever seen Wade

The Melvins definitely set the tone, but Wade’s surfing does them justice. Big turns. Big airs. As aggressive as we’ve...
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New Brendon Gibbens Octopus part There you are Brendon!

An important message from the Octopus: Listen to DEATH!  You had me at DEATH. And this is a pretty hammer-filled...
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Watch “RVCAustralia” Late summer sessions with Alex Knost & Ellis Ericson

A groovy little vid from RVCA down on the East Coast of Oz towards the end of summer. Exactly what we...
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If it could all be so simple Evan Geiselman, Mitch Crews and Mikala Jones find shade in Mexico

The song and the idea of going down to Mexico to do step offs for an ad campaign isn’t exactly...
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Watch Radical Times on the Gold Coast The boardriders series makes a stop on the Gold Coast

There is a voice over in this. That might make you cringe. But there is also some surfing that will...
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Watch the Trailer for “Proximity” A new film from Taylor Steele (Wow, it’s nice to write that)

Unless you’re like a crusty old bitter guy, there’s a good chance you’ve been a fan or know Taylor Steele’s...
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What’s a “Surf Journalist”? Chas Smith analyzes the most absurd thing in surfing for What Youth Issue 17

The surf journalist. The surf. Journalist. Is there anything in this world more absurd? Any two words that belong together less...
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Filipe Toledo in “A Costa Dourada” Time in Oz well spent

Filipe didn’t get the result he anticipated, losing to Zeke Lau in the 2nd round, to start off the year...
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Pat Gudauskas in “Fever Island” Upbeat in the right way

An array of retro visuals to go along with fierce surfing. Pat puts it all together in this latest clip,...
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Dion. by Respondek Photographer John Respondek released part one of a new photographic essay series featuring Dion Agius. You should grab one.

Spon and Dion travel the world together a lot. And they end up with a lot of material worthy of...
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Watch Brett Barley’s “Best Combo I’ve Ever Pulled” No argument there

We definitely hit rewind a few times. The most impressive part of this is that he’s in a full suit,...
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Jordy Smith’s short film “Just Now” The movie poster alone is worth clicking in to see

Thats’ a really big shark...and this surfing is crazy. I don’t really know how else to describe this video as...
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“Twenty Waves (and a Couple More)” Parker Coffin lost a sticker but got more powerful

We really like Parker Coffin. And while he’s been called “Porky” since he was a grom, his turns are now...
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Watch Kolohe Andino in “Free to Roam” You can really tell Red Bull has to get all their music cleared :/

Brother is still one of our favorite surfers, and he especially puts on a show at home in CA. His style...
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Watch Brixton’s Tanner Rozunko Rip As talented as they come, at everything

Tanner is really fucking talented. You almost forget that he’s good at surfing because he skates and plays music so well....
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Watch Dillon Perillo in “Made for Waves Indo” Dill’s surfing is better than ever

We’ve thoroughly enjoyed Dill’s surfing this year. Each turn is better than the last.

Want to go to Nicaragua? Get your Youth on the run thanks to RVCA and AST

Promos aren’t exactly our favorite thing. But one that sees you and a friend go to Nicaragua is the kind...
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Watch Oliver Kurtz in “Aftermath” A year spent in the right place at the right time

There’s definitely something special about this edit. Not sure if it’s Oliver Kurtz’s ability to be at the best waves...
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Watch “Destination Isolation” OK, it’s officially time to order a twin fin thanks to Asher Pacey

If you don’t have a twin fin in your quiver, you’re definitely missing out. Asher could be one of the...
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Watch Micky Clarke in “WAR” Stomping around Ventura

Our favorite pretty boy, Hunter Martinez, put out this edit a few days ago of Micky Clarke in Ventura. Tons...
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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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Volcom Cancels History Surf, skate and snow done very right and very ’90s starring Noa Deane

Volcom has released some nostalgic threads today that take us back to a much more… authentic time. When surfing, skating...
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Watch “Creed’s Rage Promo Video” Reckless Rage and surfin’ with Creed

About a couple months back we introduced you to RAGE. Noa, Creed, Beau and Ellis’ grip Co. It’s in your face...
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Watch “Black Carnival” The most poetic look at Nazaré we’ve seen

When Sportscenter and ESPN start grabbing onto clips of waves and Jet Skis and say “cowabunga” and shit, we tend...
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Mason Ho is Back Again Avant-Garde ripping from the dude who keeps us guessing every time he stands up on a wave

What Youth Issue 17 comes out very soon, probably end of next week even. Inside you’ll find a good read...
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Watch Julian Wilson in “Wayward” One of the best surf vids we’ve seen in a long time

I’ve long thought Julian Wilson, on paper, would be a thoroughly complete world champ. He has a bulletproof, textbook style, all...
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Jake Davis needs our help Buy this sick shirt and help Jake in his recovery from a rare spinal condition suffered while surfing Backdoor

Jake Davis has endured more pain than any of us could ever fathom. Thanksgiving day 2016, the 20 year old was...