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

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 the skills improve, trying some new stuff begins to fill the mind. Some seek uncrowded perfection, others might look for challenges in wave size, while others just simply want to see the world with a…

Watch: “Strike Missions” The latest from the O’Neill content machine

In this latest installment of O’Neill’s Strike Missions series, we follow Jordy Smith as he hosts Ian Crane and Soli Bailey on an overland excursion through his homeland, the Republic of South Africa. The boys get a little culture and some ethnic diversity in their lives while scoring amazing surf along the coast of South…

Watch: NobodySurf content collab Featuring Luke Davis

Surfing’s favorite playboy, our man Luke has been crushing lips and breaking hearts on a global scale for some time now, and a recent trip to Central America gave us a new look into what he’s capable of in some very heavy conditions. This clip features Luke at a variety of locations, including an almost…

Read: Miki’s middle finger a COVID-19 moment

There has been much discussion regarding the impacts of COVID-19 on society today, which just so happens to include our little surfing community. A few weeks ago, as beaches started closing around the world and surfing was quickly included on the banned activities lists, vocal protest began circulating on message boards and other community forums….

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” just keeps on pushing out quality clips. Damn, even his b-roll stuff is banging. However he’s getting it done, Logan has some pretty solid crew he’s working with and to that point here’s a short…

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 for most of today’s surf clips, but then Noa isn’t your everyday surfer. A true “townie” in every sense, Noa was born and raised literally steps from Waikiki. One such perk of that being he…

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 be familiar with. Ya see pops, Rob, was quite the surfer himself, ultimately reaching a year-end ranking of #5 on the ASP world tour a few years back. He also almost died during a mid-night…

Watch: “Welcome to the Life of Von Froth” A video series by Nic Von Rupp

Most of us have seen the footage from the massive day during the Nazare Challenge. And yes, we’ve seen the intense mishap that injured Hugo Lau and almost took the life of teammate Alex Botelho. That was hard to watch on video, we can’t imagine what it must have been like in person. Nic Von…

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...

Watch: “This is Hossegor” The best of 2019/2020

Over the last few months many, many clips, vids, and photos of the Hossegor region have been circulating through the...

Watch: “Cyclone Gretel” Lights up the Goldie

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last few weeks then you’ve probably seen some of the incredible footage...

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,...

Long read: Surfing in ‘Nam A soldier’s story.

Us humans have endured some pretty terrible situations over the millennia: Wars, famine, plagues, storms, etc., and yet somehow the...

WY Recommends: Jordan Rodin does it a bit differently Friction-free and flying.

Truth be told, we haven’t really followed the finless, friction-free deal too much. But of course, how could you not...

Opinion: Should we be surfing right now? Are we inadvertently becoming part of the problem?

A few days ago we casually opined that surfing may be one thing we still have to keep us sane...

Long Read: ‘Tuff City’ Personified How Sepp Bruhwiler’s Dark Past Shaped Who He Is Today

Our interaction with Sepp Bruhwiler began with a rather cryptic DM on the What Youth Insta a while back. It...

WY Recommends: What to do when the sky is actually falling?

Well, it’s official. Covid-19 is wreaking havoc around the globe and has even barged its way into the cloistered little...

WY Recommends: Try a different board!

Asher Pacey’s first surf on a futuristic and very little Album surfboard. After borrowing this 4’10 Plasmic for a spin...

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: Dill drops a shoe with adidas

It’s awful hard not to get behind the man when he drops pretty much anything these days. Truly one of...

Photo Credit: Marcus Paladino A Canadian POV

As a surf media outlet, we often get some of the first few glimpses of an up and coming talent...

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...

WY Premiere: Kimbo Nice Listen to Their New Single “David Lewis”

Kimbo Nice is from England and their name has a familiar ring to it. No, its not the MMA guy!...

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...

Watch “Elude” A film by Noah Wegrich and Perry Gershkow

Whenever Perry Gershkow points a camera at something it’s a good idea to pay attention to the finished product. Once...

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