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Rainy Day Schedule Kolohe Andino, Jordy Smith, Owen Wright and Julian Wilson in Santa Cruz

Steamer Lane is kelp, rocks, odd sections and cold water blended together. Factor in a cliff of hecklers, very high placement on the food chain, persistent rain and clouds, an aggressive crowd and you’ll see why it can be a very interesting place to watch. Here we feature a few of our favorite approaches to…

Dillon Perillo poetry What Youth

Dillon’s Travelogue, Continued Collected Thoughts 027

PHOTO: Neville By Dillon Perillo, from Portugal (see Dillon’s first European journal entry here) I’m shoveling my feet along the Portuguese pavilion looking for food. With my blood sugar bottoming out I become exasperated with life. Everything about it, the girls, money, status, even the art of digesting frustrates me like a spoiled little boy…

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Paperback Point Alex Knost, Wade Goodall and Ford Archbold in Mexico

An ascending, tumbling, crumbling, patient, speedy, soft, warm, friendly reminder of how the ocean behaves at the Mexican coast. Just like this forever. Surfing by Alex Knost, Wade Goodall and Ford Archbold If Mexico strikes your fancy today, go back again with Dion Agius in the What Youth original short Bright Grey.

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Baby Dolla A feature styled and photographed by Napkin Apocalypse for What Youth Issue 2

“The issue [What Youth Issue 2] features a fashion pictorial directed by kortenie in which we stayed in vallejo, took pictures of models at a zoo, got our credit card information stolen, ate at olive garden, had beers at applebees, touched sloths, skunks, pigs, penguins, a serval, and some other stuff. we drank grape soda…

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Malibu Now Photography by Scott A. Sant’Angelo for What Youth Issue 2

Armed with the notion that there’s (still? Still) something super romantic about Malibu, and its landscape, and 10-second rides, and the moneyed Angelino spillover, we asked a resident to take some pictures. Scott A. Sant’Angelo is founder of the LA-based arts magazine Arkitip and curator of the city’s Project Space gallery. He’s also an outstanding…

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Essence of the Night, by Warren Smith for What Youth Issue 2 A conversation with the author

For an Issue Two photo essay of the American night, we asked Warren Smith — who’s familiar both with America and with the night — to write an homage, a poem to youth and darkness and their possibilities. Warren wrote an amazing free-form ramble — based on real life experience — from which we printed…

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Photography by Kolohe Andino for What Youth Issue 2 Shot at home for What Youth, captions by Kolohe

Editor’s Note: If you’re here to win the signed magazine: well hello! Welcome to the rest of the roll of film that led to Kolohe Andino’s self portrait on the cover (and back cover) of our second (and now sold out) issue 2. (It’s in the gallery above). To win the signed magazine: Tweet the…

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What Youth Issue 2 On Sale Now

The Fall 2012 issue of What Youth Quarterly is now available here in the What Youth shop. On the cover: Kolohe Andino, self-portrait. Inside: More photography, rad surfing, stories, people, and sweet stimulation than you may be used to. Click here to order now.

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Photography by Dion Aguis for What Youth Issue 2 From Dion’s Summer Portfolio, a collection of his images and words

“I’m in Europe, heading to Iceland tomorrow for Globe, going to be so goddamn cold! Then I’m back to France...
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That’s All She Wrote Summer in Biarritz with Jack Freestone, Ryan Callinan and more

Old wood forests, old world markets where men sell bread and cheese, new wave girls on the streets and beaches,...
Courtney Jadke Napkin Apocalypse shooting photos for What Youth Issue 2

Napkin Apocalypse for What Youth Issue Two Collected Thoughts 026

Courtney Jaedke is Dane Reynolds’s girlfriend. She creates and styles under the name Napkin Apocalypse. We call her Qwertini sometimes....
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Surfing by Kolohe Andino for What Youth Issue 2 A brat who can surf

We saw so much of Kolohe this summer. But not in the water obviously, because he was injured, so for...
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Indonesia for What Youth Issue 2 Dane, Kolohe, Evan, Taj and Jack

What Youth Issue 2 trip to Indonesia with Dane Reynolds, Kolohe Andino, Evan Geiselman, Taj Burrow and Jack Freestone.
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No One Los Angeles A survey from cities by the sea

Los Angeles is hazy but not from smog. It’s just a hazy concept.
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Journal entry numero who gives a fuck Collected Thoughts 025

(Photo: Alex Laurel) By Dillon Perillo (Short easy not the end more to come prose #needsimprovement. —Dillon, sent from on...
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Julian East Sessions From the Australian East Coast, Julian Wilson Mid-2012

Julian is busy, winning US Opens, and snaking Slater or maybe getting snaked by Slater depending on your interpretation of...
Dane Reynolds and Kolohe Andino at What Youth HQ

Dane and Kolohe behind What Youth Collected Thoughts 024

The day before these two left for France to compete in the Quiksilver Pro they came by What Youth and...
Currn Caples and Jay Adams at Arto Saari's house pool skating afternoon interview what youth

Afternoon Interview: Curren Caples & Jay Adams Episode 003

Last week Arto Saari brought Jay Adams and Curren Caples to session his backyard pool
Curren Caples and Jay Adams at Arto Saari's house What Youth

Tuesday at Arto’s Collected Thoughts 023

Last week something unusual happened and we were there. Arto Saari had an idea for this skate session he wanted...
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Kelly Slater wasn’t scared Collected Thoughts 022

We learned that this flag’s a liar. When that Kustom Airstrike trip happened a while back, every surfer got one...
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Stout Atmosphere Starring Mitch Coleborn, Dillon Perillo and Nat Young in Ireland

Ireland and jazz.
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Jack Robinson Inside some Waves And where to see his best work yet

This piece is two months old now, just like Jack Robinson, but it’s worth an encore presentation due to new...
Kai Neville, Dane Reynolds, Yadin Nichol and Dillon Perillo at Channel Islands Surfbaoards in Santa barbara for the Dear Suburbia Premiere What Youth

Shop Kids: Still a thing Collected Thoughts 021

We were just in Santa Barbara for a nighttime film premiere, and before it got started we went into the...
Danny Fuller at the What Youth HQ

How Danny won Chanel Collected Thoughts 020

The other day we were at RVCA with Danny Fuller, and I asked him about Chanel. Danny is a model...
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Misfit Lefts Dion Agius and a Coasta Rican Left Point

“New York punk was just punk, simple and static. When Glenn [Danzig, singer/songwriter] started the Misfits, he mutated the punk...
Dillon Perillo at home eating cereal What Youth

At the Perillo Home Collected Thoughts 019

Last Friday afternoon, peak summer, clear and sunny, 65-degree water with a south swell in it — everything right about...
Taj Burrow photographed by Nate Lawrence What Youth

Taj Burrow at the Hyatt Collected Thoughts 018

I wanted to see Taj before he left California, so on his last day here we met at the Hyatt...
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Exotic Bedlam A What Youth original short with Dane & Dillon in Indonesia

They went to do airs but the swell grew, and it grew until it washed out all the waves except...
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Return to La Goon Chippa and a wedge, this time with acid drops

Summer looks fun on Super 8 film.
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This is Collected Thoughts Collected Thoughts 017

This place, whatyouth.com, is three months old now, but people who’ve been here since the start might remember that this...
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Vega Trestles is better than everywhere else

Here are one or two things about the people in this piece: Before this summer, Owen Wright had never really...
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Bright Grey DION AND A SILVER-SLATE SHOREBREAK

Bright Grey, a What Youth original short.

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