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Where were you? Bobby’s infamous farewell to competitive surfing

When Bobby Martinez paddled out for his 2nd round match up with Bede Durbidge in the 2011 Quik Pro in...

Protest When did San Clemente get so badass?

In the local news today there were reports of yet another protest of the perceived loss of some of the...

Watch: “The What Youth Vault” Off Beat w/ Harry Bryant

Yep, things are a bit slow content-wise this week after a banger last week with Pentacoatal and Chapter 11TV. Worry...

Watch: “Beyond the Tour” Featuring Jordy Smith

As has been well documented, Jordy Smith is spending some extra time in Hawaii these days. Owning a home on...

Watch: Chapter 11 TV Surfing’s contradiction: Dane Reynolds

As most have seen by now, Dane just dropped two new clips produced by his ironically titled Chapter 11 project....

WATCH: “CONCRETE SOLITUDE” BY PERRY GERSHKOW

Our very talented friend, Perry Gershkow, sent over this really well made short film, of which is so in touch...

Watch: Episode #3 of “The Life of Froth” Big Crazy Slabs

Well, here we go again. If there is anyone charging as much as Nic, please let us know. Well, that...

Watch: “Nadir Nadir” Featuring Liam O’Brien

Young Gold Coaster, Liam O’Brien, has been making a name for himself of late. Of course, those who have watched...

Read: Surfing and COVID 19 What does tomorrow even look like?

Obviously, there are much more important things than surfing to keep front of mind as we deal with the current...

Read: “Bucket list” Every surfer needs one.

Literally from day one, surfers start dreaming about what’s next. A next wave, that next board, another trip, etc. As...

Watch: “Jack Robinson Snapt4 B-Roll” This is going to be good

Our good friend Logan Dulien has been a busy young man of late. As the world crumbles around us, “Chucky”...

Watch: “Joyride” Starring Noa Mizuno

Well, the Melba Moore soundtrack had to tell you something was up. 70’s soul/disco isn’t really the genre of choice...

Watch: O’Neill “ORIGINALS” Billy Bain

If you’re old enough, or perhaps a bit of a surf history buff, the Bain name is one you might...

Watch: Team O’Neill Ian Crane

Ian Crane is kind of second-gen in terms of his long involvement with What Youth. Thus, we’ve watched his surfing...

Watch: “Kelly on the North Shore” Content collab with NobodySurf

We recently hooked up with our friends at NobodySurf to discuss a content-sharing concept. We have some cool stuff, they...

10 Questions: Oscar Langburne Life during some crazy times.

Oscar is obviously “on the radar” these days. Hard worker, solid sponsorships, great style in and out of the water,...

Watch “2019.” A film from Ryan Callinan

As is the new norm these days, surf pro hires filmer (s), stacks a few, drops a clip, Repeat. Yes,...

Watch “Pure Joy” A short film by Zac Haynes

We get a lot of content sent our way. This one popped into our inbox without much fanfare and truth...

WY Recommends: Rob’s Salty Garage Get your soul on.

It’s been open for a while now but we just got round to properly checking it out. Salty Garage is...

O’Neill Is there a more authentic surf brand?

Many brands today claim authenticity as if it’s something you just acquire somehow. Not so fast. That in mind, O’Neill...

Opinion: Can surfing have true equality?

A few days ago Caroline Marks dropped a cool vid on her IG threading a nice drainer at Teahupoʻo. Thus,...

Watch “Over The Ledge” Gearóid McDaid and crew

Well, we told ya to watch this kid. Over the Ledge is a cinematic journey by Gearóid McDaid and his...

In Memorium: Bob Cooper, surfing’s true freesurfer

A couple of days ago it was reported that surfing lost one of its true characters when the legendary Bob...

North Shore Diary A portfolio by Pedro Gomes

We were recently connected to photographer Pedro Gomes through the unmistakable and far-reaching power of the Internet. Um yep, he...

Watch “Freedom” A film from Kanoa Igarashi

Well, look who just dropped a vid. A busy man that Kanoa, but we were lucky enough that filmer Tanner...

Photo Credit: Nate Lawrence Matt Meola’s timeless bash

Matt DM’d yesterday inquiring to see if we still had the digi file of this incredible backside rote that we...

Opinion Who killed surfing?

Well, of course, surfing isn’t dead but actually very much alive and chugging along nicely, thank you, oblivious to most...

Watch “Hawaii Live” The final episode

With what has been a very solid winter of surf on the North Shore – it’s going off as we...

Newsstand: “City Surf” A book by Nate Lawrence and Leo Maxam

Well, if you’ve followed What Youth for any amount of time you would have seen the unmistakable photographic excellence of...

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...

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...

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