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

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Watch Harry Bryant in “Rust” Shades of Noa Deane in a mirror? Maybe yes!

First thing I thought of — and maybe it’s the Rusty on the nose — was now somewhat vintage Cluster days...

Noa Deane and Cole Sandman Slip ‘n Slide Soft Rev and summer fun with Muffin Man and Noz

It was a hot time with fun waves this weekend. Well, fun waves if you had this approach, like Cole Sandman...

What Youth Eats: On a Trip Bridging the disconnect between great waves and crappy food on surf trips

I haven’t been lucky enough to be on a fancy boat trip with a private chef, but I have been...
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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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How we met Yago Dora Yago’s success at the Rio Pro is validating something we’ve known for a long time. Let’s recall.

Long before the WSL started with the weird warrior techno hype video things, we were watching Yago Dora. His surfing caught...
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Mitch Coleborn in Indonesia Collected Thoughts 129

“Surfing will always have those off-moments that make you pause and really appreciate the place we get to play.” —Nate...
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Watch Jay Davies in a new trailer Looks like we’ll be getting a vid called “Native” very soon

If we’ve learned anything the past few years, it’s that when Jay Davies puts out an edit, you click on it....
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Watch “License to Chill Rocky Point” Our favorite series is back with Mason Ho, Burger & Crew

It’s back. One of the best things in surfing this past year, that had us itching for the next clip to...
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Watch Brixton’s Jesse Guglielmana Basically shred everything in this psyching edit

Jesse Guglielmana isn’t your prototypical Kauai guy, even though he spent a good portion of his childhood growing up on...
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Watch “Here I am” starring Ryan Burch There’s so many ways to do it

Ever since Ryan Burch torched that South American pointbreak, we’ve been adjusting our quivers to include something unique. Time to...
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Watch “Bobby Martinez & Friends” Surfing around SB with Dane Reynolds, Conner Coffin, and Parker Coffin

There still aren’t many guys with a backhand like Bobby. Even in the bumpiest conditions, he can still put it...
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Yago Dora in “Young Souls & Old Dreams” Hawaii and Indo with our favorite Brazilian goofy foot

He’s attaching some power to his air game. Kid continues to evolve and get better somehow. Charging and ripping simultaneously...
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My Indo Dream Wave Collected Thoughts 126: Nate Lawrence and the wave that started his Indo Obsession

“For the better part of my teenage years I drooled at photos of this wave. I still do today” —Nate...
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Watch Clay Marzo in “You Know” Exactly the crazy surfing you’d expect from Clay

Still mind boggling. Still hard to comprehend. Clay is up there with guys like Matt Meola where you wonder how...
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did you see that new WSL commercial? Is Dion right? Is it time we say no to the WSL?

I’m quite depressed right now. There are the sharks. Crowds. Hospitals. Stress. Bills. Work. Marketing. Branded Content. And WSL. And...
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Watch the trailer for Snapt 3 I hope it comes out on VHS!

I’m getting nostalgic. This is how ’90s surf art looked: a blown out Black Sabbath song, crazy surfing, lots of...
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Cull Your Fear A spike in shark sightings and an attack in Southern California raise the debate…again

Editor’s Note: Taylor Paul is a surfer. A really good, big wave surfer in fact. Mavericks, Dungeons…all the scary ones, that...
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Watch ” Same same but different” Starring Torren Martyn and some backhand artistry at Desert Point

Cutting the bullshit out of surfing can help make it look much more tasteful. Torren Martyn surfs that way and Desert...
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Watch “Atlas Blue” Barbados turns ripping blue starring Cam Richards and Michael Dunphy

Cam Richards and Michael Dunphy enjoy some Barbados. A little something for whatever foot you put forward here. Watch our...
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Watch Matt Meola in “Numb” This is fucked up

Matt Meola has long been an underrated aerialists, and he’s actually rated pretty high, which is still underrated. You’ll agree...
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Herbie Fletcher “Inspired by” RVCA presents a rad look back at Astrodeck

You’d be up against a tough wall if you were trying to argue that something was more OG in surfing...
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Kai Hing and Lee Wilson’s Chaps Are On New edit from the Metal Neck crew

Metal Neck drops a new clip with Kai Hing and Lee Wilson. Two dudes we really like watching. Watch our...
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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...
Dane Reynolds, Former, Surfing

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...