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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...

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 “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: 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...

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...

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...

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…...

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 “Cult of Freedom”: The Creed Part The latest in a series from Joe G

As is the case here, pretty much anything Joe G is involved with is worth your time. And as you...

Watch “Northern Roots” The latest Video series from O’Neill.

The Coffey family is core surfing personified. The family patriarch, Ward, has been shaping boards for years in the Santa...

Barong Temple A New Brand from London

Barong Temple is a new men’s clothing brand from London. They hit us up to help them get introduced to...

Freshwater Pro Did you watch?

We don’t usually get too riled up over comp surfing around here but we would be remiss to not congratulate...

Did equality kill the​ Mavs event? From the​ careful what you wish for file

Did the quest for gender equality in surfing inadvertently kill Mavs in the process. From the careful what you wish...

Watch Adidas The Liberty Cup

Adidas dropped this little promo vid to go with a new shoe release, The Liberty Cup. Still waiting for a...

Over it Skaters, Drugs and Alcohol…

We’ve all had that moment in our lives when we think we are truly invincible. Whether gapping a stair set,...

Mix Tape Braiden Maither

Just when you think you’ve seen everything and know the name of every ripper, an underground charger pops into the...

Follow the Light A tribute to one of Surf Photography’s all-time greats: Larry “Flame” Moore.

If you’re an aspiring surf photographer, this one’s for you. The Follow the Light (FTL) grant program–perhaps one of the...

Can Mason Ho save surfing from itself?

If you follow What Youth you might have seen that we recently anointed Mason with our first annual What Youth...

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