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

Newsstand: Chippa. by Respondek A Series

As you may have seen, legendary photographer John Repondek has been churning out a book series featuring some of surfing’s brightest stars like Taj, Dion, and Craig. Simply, “Sponnas” has extensive personal relationships with many of today’s rippers that allows him a unique insight, as well as full access. Not to mention the guy’s a…

Conversation With: Mollie Moore Drawing New Lines of Inspiration

Mollie Moore is passionate about her work. While the mediums may change from graphing to garments, her approach continues to expand the human experience. Mollie does that well, her eye is keen for style and her hand delivers in detail, her impatient curiosity keeps her exploring new destinations abroad. While at her home in Long Beach,…

Newsstand: Justin Jay’s HI 1K A North Shore Study

A few years back photographer Justin Jay touched down in Honolulu intent on capturing the eclectic North Shore surf scene. Not your typical surf photog, Justin had been based in New York and was earning a nice living shooting the likes of Jay Z, Sean Combs, Outkast, and The Foo Fighters, while also working for…

Adidas Introduces Superstar 80s Blondey’s new kicks

We wanted to share with you a first look at Superstar 80s by Blondey McCoy from Adidas Skateboarding. The iconic shoe received a bold transformation, this time delivered with a clear PVC upper, gum sole, distinguishable three black stripes and gold foil name stamp that loudly reads “BLONDEY.” The fully skateable Superstar 80s by Blondey also come with three…

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 nice with the boys, and generally see how they measure up in some real surf. With that in mind, Jordy Smith, Eli Olson, Brett Barley, Timmy Reyes, Soli Bailey, Ian Crane, Jake Kelley, Dwight Pastrana, and…

Fairly Normal: William Aliotti Episode 027: On the Road

Episode 027: One of the good things that has come from the Internet is the instant access, 24/7 coverage of virtually everything. Whatever you’re into. As that relates to surf, the upside is us being exposed to so many more people and places than traditional media platforms could or would have covered cover pre-web. Imagine…

Watch “You Good?” Ft. Zion Wright, Jamie Foy, and Alex Midler

We’re feeling good after watching this. There are some slams, smiles and some fucking good skating by friends Alex Midler, Zion Wright, and Jamie Foy as they travelled in search of untouched spots around the globe. “You Good?” is a flick that brings together old homies from the Woodward days for some good times on…

WHAT YOUTH DRINKS: Sazerac An Evening Delight

Here’s a drink to reach for, the official cocktail from New Orleans: the Sazerac. With its ample bitters and sepia spirit, the drink is earthy and deep yet subtly sweet. While it’s served in an ice-cold glass, the unusually warm quality of rye whiskey gives me those fireside holiday vibes. It was made with absinthe…

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...

WY Premiere: Boy Willows Listen to Their New Single “Greyhound”

A sonic savant, Boy Willows has earned quite a reputation for his keen ability to cross-pollinate genres and for his sincere writing approach...

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...

Watch “Catching barrels in Mexico” Clay Marzo Rules

So here’s the deal; Clay Marzo may be the single most naturally talented surfer alive today. And his ability to...

Watch “Last Dance” Featuring John Mel

John Mel just dropped a fresh edit titled, “Last Dance”. It features a familiar tune with spot on clips of...

Conversation With: Josh Harmony A Peek Into His Mind

Josh Harmony is softspoken and shares kindness wherever he may roam. He’s a skateboarder, musician, artist, Dad, and a spiritual human...

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...

Photo Credit: Nick Green Portfolio 041: From Tasmania with Love

Hailing from Tasmania but now truly a citizen of the road, Nick Green has travelled the map capturing the familiar...

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…...

WY Premiere: Caramel Listen to Their Single “Golden Ways”

Caramel is from London and yes they are our cup of tea topped with a sweet-dash of synth. With vocals...

Watch “Ru. Bu 994” A film by Noa Deane

Damn, there’s a lot going on. Quite a bit has transpired these last few weeks in surfing and the content...

Watch “BeachHead” The latest from Ian Crane

We’ve had Ian on the What Youth radar for years now and have watched him grow from the petulant teen...

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 “Engrained” Technicolor​ Slab Hunting

One of the rad things about surfing is how many different ways there are to enjoy it. Sunny beach break...

Watch “Sun Strooked” Afends Crew Chills in Paradise

Our pals over at Afends sent us this new short of the crew on a recent adventure to Simelue, the...

A Trip to Desert Daze 2019

Another year at Desert Daze. Yes again. Isaac Zoller went, came, saw, and came back with some observations and imagery...

Watch “Candyland” A New Video by Strobeck

Dedicated to Pablo Ramirez. Here’s a fresh one from Strobeck, this time the crew is in San Francisco, rolling down...

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 “Mystic Sequence” A film by Tim Georgeson.

Australian Tim Georgeson was recently nominated for inclusion into the Byron Bay Film Festival for his beautiful piece of film...

Watch “Love Letter” Starring Timmy Reyes

Timmy Reyes surfing barrels in Baja is so easy to watch. His powerful style and tube-hounding ways are perfectly fitted...

Fairly Normal: Beatrice Domond Episode 26: Beatrice Domond Wants Her Wikipedia Taken Down

She thinks her Wikipedia is sketchy. A humble and talented skater originally hailing from South Florida, Beatrice has been on...

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...

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