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

Congratulations Gabriel Medina Was it ever in doubt?

Number three really came as no surprise, to us anyway. Yes, Gabriel Medina is the best competitive surfer alive today...

Take Five: EP 23 Who is deciding what is good surfing?

The topic has been tossed around for years, more like decades actually. What is good surfing? So when Kelly ripped...

WY Recommends: Kelsen Get your groom on

Surfers, and in this case skaters as well, have been getting together for some time now to start various business...

Watch: “Pink Insomnia” Featuring Braiden Maither

Ok, this is sick. We love when one of the boys puts out a DIY edit. Gather up some clips,...

Take Five: Olympics What did we actually come away with?

As the debut of surfing in the Olympics comes to a close, there is a lot to unpack. But before...

Take Five: EP 23 Olympic surfing should be in a pool

In case you missed it, a new wave pool has opened up in Japan just prior to the Olympic kick...

Take Five: EP 22 Gabriel Medina is the best competitive surfer in the world.

One of surfing’s popular media outlets dropped a bit of a stinker recently. Something about how the current Brazilian domination...

Photo Credit: David Gomez Maui Underground

There is just so much talent out there today. Both in the water and those who are documenting it. We...

Take Five: EP 21 Is surf localism racism?

“Hey haole, beat it!” If you’ve surfed certain regions in the South Pacific to any significant degree, you’ve probably heard...

Watch: “Ho and Paishon in Indo” More outtakes from Snapt4

Mason and Sheldon must sure be racking up the frequent flyer miles. In this cruisy clip – which is paced...

TAKE FIVE EP: 20 Buy Now or build a brand

In case you missed it, French-born woman surfer, Johanne Defay, won the ladies‘ side of things at the WSL event...

Watch: “Margs” by Cola Bros The best vlog on the ‘net right now?

With the WSL’s Australian “Quaddie” mercifully coming to an end, the Cola Bros always seem to find a way to...

Watch: “Lost Track Atlantic Featuring Torren Martyn

We kinda fell asleep on NeedEssentials’ first episode of the “Lost Track” series (Watch here), but we’re all over EP...

The future is upon us Cruz Dinofa leads the charge of tomorrow’s youth

There’s been a movement in surfing of which has been pushing forward for a few years now. It’s been a...

What Youth Drinks: “Wine” A starter kit

Here’s the setup: you have a hot date lined up with you cooking dinner at the pad. There are a...

WY Recommends: Demand Surf Products A little help is on the way

As a quasi surf-media company, whatever that is, we get a lot of cool stuff sent our way. We were...

Listen: Sonic Youth Surfing’s most important band?

Whether you’ve ever liked them or not isn’t really the question. No, it’s way more about a broader cultural influence...

Dirty ‘ol Wedge Grab your speedos and fins, it’s May 1!

As we sometimes do, we ended up at our favorite Mexican joint on yet another Friday afternoon. And, as we...

Take Five: EP 15 Noa Deane’s transcendent moment

Hard to believe it’s been seven-plus years already since Noa Deane’s uncomfortable to some moment at the Surfer Poll Awards....

Watch: “Days at Bowl” Featuring Josh Burke

It’s kinda cool watching surfers grown into their own. The rail gets a little wetter, the bashes get slightly more...

Watch: Snapt4 “Grovel Camp” Featuring Jack Robbo

Either this is the greatest video release marketing campaign ever or Logan Dulien has pulled off a scam for the...

Watch: “Lane Splitter” Oscar Langburne X Christenson Surfboards

With many of the world’s best surfers locked away in a random Newcastle hotel through a bizarre turns of events...

Watch: Von Froth EP 24 “The Grower”

If you follow Nic, you know he was on a bit of a holiday in Costa Rica of late. But...

Watch: “The Kids Are Alright” Featuring Dimitri Poulos

In these uncertain times, it is comforting to know that the youth of surfing is thriving. Okay, that might be...

Watch: “Beach Head” Hawaiian Time

Ian Crane had himself a banger of a visit to the North Shore this past winter but in this latest...

Watch: “Currents” Featuring Micha Cantor and Luke Gordon

You’ve heard us mention before how we love all the DIY clips we get these days. No big surf stars,...

Take Five: EP 13 What the F**K are we even riding?

Surfing, as we mostly know it – riding a wave while standing upright on a surfboard – is a fairly...

Photo Credit: Danny Fuller Liquid Horizon

Of course, you know all about Danny Fuller. Incredible surfer, uber-creative artist/photographer, great dad, married to a supermodel and fashion...

What Youth Drinks: The Mai Tai The origin might not be what you thought

With the Hawaiian surf scene in full swing, and as they often do this time of year, our minds turn...

Photo Credit: Jack O’Grady Featuring Bronte Mcauley

It’s no secret that the ladies have been upping the game lately. Bigger waves, heavier spots, as well as some...

Watch: “Von Froth” EP 20 A little Q&A with Nic

In this clip, Nic Von Rupp isn’t out chasing the usual giants, but instead having a fun sesh with the...

Photo Credit: Chris Peel Part 2 Another look around

Chris Peel lives a rather nomadic life by most standards. All over OZ, Indo, PNG, and the occasional trip to...

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