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

Watch “Best January Waves” A French Chat with Jeremy Flores

If you speak french, you’ll love this! If not, open the Youtube settings and get it translated into subtitles. In...

What Youth Does: Kaden Russi A Q&A

A chat with Kaden Russi. What Youth has always been about capturing the ins and outs of young and interesting...

Watch “Surf Hossegor” Jeremy, Marc, and the crew in France.

Unless you’ve been there in person, its hard to really get a grasp of the place. Hossegor, La Graviere, Les...

Na-Kel Smith and Adidas Drop Rivalry HI Fresh Kicks

Well, here they go again. Adidas skateboarding just dropped Na-Kel’s new shoe. It’s another unique take on an old classic,...

Read: An open letter to Erik Logan We aren’t asking much

As was reported a few days ago, Sophie Goldschmidt, the current CEO of the World Surfing League, will be stepping...

Watch “How to Learn How to Surf” A film by Tom Sachs

Wait, what? Who’s Tom Sachs and why is he teaching surf lessons? Here’s the deal, Tom Sachs is a very...

Watch “North Shore sandbars” with the Florence bros

Unless you’ve been there to see it in person it’s hard to understand where and how this wave even happens....

Watch O’Neill’s “O’Riginals”–Travis Potter

In the latest installment of O’Neill’s O’Riginals series, they throw it back to a time of deep feral exploration in...

WY Recommends Vans drops a go-to slip-on for Harry Bryant

Vans just released a new version or the iconic Slip-On. The “Mod”, which features the Vans RapidWeld tech to reduce...

Watch “Blue” A short reprieve from a pretty bad week.

Nothing will erase the ongoing carnage brought about by the massive wildfires burning in Australia currently. In no way to...

Opinion Peter Devries just got clipped

A few days ago, Canadian Peter Devries eloquently informed the surfing world through his Instagram account of the culmination of...

Watch: O’Neill’s “Hawaii Live”- Episode #2 Russell, Torrey, and Eli charge huge Jaws

We don’t really cover too much of the big wave scene, nor the comp thing for that matter. However, when...

What Youth Highlights of 2019 Oh, what a year it was

As we wind down one more trip around the sun we wanted to review a few of the highlights that...

Watch “These Violent Delights” By Dion Agius

This flick is delightful. A seven-day boat trip in paradise accompanied by some of Haydenshapes’ finest lads and the latest...

Adidas Introduces Superstar 80s Blondey’s new kicks

We wanted to share with you a first look at Superstar 80s by Blondey McCoy from Adidas Skateboarding. The iconic shoe received a...

Watch: O’Neill’s “Hawaii Live”- Episode #1 Jordy, Eli, Ian, and the boys get into it

Team O’Neill is on the North Shore this winter to grab a few bombs, slide into a few barrels, make...

Watch “You Good?” Ft. Zion Wright, Jamie Foy, and Alex Midler

We’re feeling good after watching this. There are some slams, smiles and some fucking good skating by friends Alex Midler,...

Fairly Normal: William Aliotti

Episode 027: One of the good things that has come from the Internet is the instant access, 24/7 coverage of...

Congratulations Jack Robinson has qualified for the WSL CT

In stunning fashion, Jack Robinson demolished the field at Sunset Beach to win the Vans World Cup of Surfing. Jack...

Watch “Gun for Hire” featuring Schuyler Allen

Not every clip these days can be from some heavily supported personality, on either end of the camera. And although...

WY Premiere: Boy Willows Listen to Their New Single “Greyhound”

A sonic savant, Boy Willows has earned quite a reputation for his keen ability to cross-pollinate genres and for his sincere writing approach...

Opinion Are surfers hypocrites when it comes to the environment?

Yeah, we might participate in a beach clean up once in a while. Or maybe send a few bucks to Surfrider...

Watch “Catching barrels in Mexico” Clay Marzo Rules

So here’s the deal; Clay Marzo may be the single most naturally talented surfer alive today. And his ability to...

Watch “Last Dance” Featuring John Mel

John Mel just dropped a fresh edit titled, “Last Dance”. It features a familiar tune with spot on clips of...

Opinion: When did surfing become so soft?

Not too long ago surfing had a few unique characters floating around. Rebels. Stylers. Fighters. Boozers, etc. A couple of real pricks...

The Surf Cam Are they​ what we hoped they would be?

The surf cam has become one of the true metaphors of tech advancement as it relates to surfing. It’s a simple...

Watch “Imagination Roulette Episode 003” A film featuring Luke Hynd.

“Surfing is pure freedom, the feeling of synergy between yourself and the ocean makes it more spiritual than a sport…...

WY Premiere: Caramel Listen to Their Single “Golden Ways”

Caramel is from London and yes they are our cup of tea topped with a sweet-dash of synth. With vocals...

Watch “Ru. Bu 994” A film by Noa Deane

Damn, there’s a lot going on. Quite a bit has transpired these last few weeks in surfing and the content...

Watch “BeachHead” The latest from Ian Crane

We’ve had Ian on the What Youth radar for years now and have watched him grow from the petulant teen...

Watch “FLOW STATE” A film from Russell Bierke.

As we mentioned a few posts ago with Brett Burcher’s vid drop, there are so many niches of surfing to...

Watch “Engrained” Technicolor​ Slab Hunting

One of the rad things about surfing is how many different ways there are to enjoy it. Sunny beach break...

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