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

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 little concept really: Place a few well-positioned cameras around popular surf spots so we can then go online and check the local conditions before having to commit to actually going to the beach. Genius, right?…

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… Hopefully, this film inspires you to go surf or even pick up a board for the first time. Maybe quit your day job and live in a Warung at G-Land. If nothing else, may it…

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 that are in harmony with tasty visuals “Golden Ways” is a track that is a refreshing tune. So give your ears a treat, we look forward to hearing more of their sound in the future; if…

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 pipeline is kind of overflowing. As we attempted to navigate our way through it all, of course, anything from a WY favorite son like Noa is going to catch our eye. Ru. Bu 994 is…

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 with tons of ability to today’s version of the QS warrior, content machine and now, company man. We’ll get back to the company thing in a minute. We’d be remiss to not mention the roll…

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 explore. And like his good friend, Brett, Russell also specializes in the cold, dark and scary stuff. Russ has been a fixture of the slab hunters anonymous crew since a very young age and his…

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 fun, a fall point break feeling that first swell of the season, pounding tropical reef pass, etc. Well, other than a few bits towards the end, “Engrained” is about lots of rubber and thick, cold…

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 groovy little island off of Northern Sumatra. With the Bali, Java, the Ments all getting a bit, shall we say, strained of late, this island paradise is a welcome retreat. A little off the beaten…

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...

WY Wears: “Portraits of Autumn” Imagery 003: Shots by Ashton Herman

It’s fall here in California so we had a few of our good friends come through the office and hang...

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...

WY Premiere: Halfnoise Listen to their new album Natural Disguise

HALFNOISE just unveiled their album Natural Disguise. The six gentlemen spawned the idea to produce this on a New Year’s resolution, and...

Watch “Portraits of Autumn” Office Play

Autumn is here; that’s why we thought it would be interesting to make some stuff with our friends. Regardless of season,...

Watch O’Neill’s “O’RIGINALS” Reef Doig

In another episode of what has quietly become one of surfing’s more authentic marketing angles, we are reintroduced to Reef...

Conversation With: The Chats Into the World of These Lads

The Chats are an Australian band of quick wit who know how to leave an impression and start a pit....

Watch “Andrew and Cody” Doubles

Not sure if this video is supposed to get one hungry or if it’s to get one to go roll...

Watch “Home Cooking” Featuring Bobby Martinez

Long before Mr. Martinez let Klieny now exactly how he felt about competitive surfing, we were already huge fans. Hard...

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...

Watch “Catch Fish” Featuring William Aloitti

Willy A sent us this vid from his summer in Indo, filmed by Manuel Claudeville Morell and Carlo Coral. On...

Beau Knows A Study in Reality

We receive lots of vid clips of aspiring young surfers, but this one caught our eye. Most of the clips we...

Watch “Dancing Barefoot” Featuring Oscar Langburne

The precocious Oscar Langburne has some style. In this new video titled Dancing Barefoot (in homage to the legendary Patti...

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 “Tan Madonna” A Video Project by Alex Knost

The latest creative outburst from Mr. Al Knost, Tan Madonna, is currently making the rounds. There was the prerequisite launch...

Watch “The J. Grant Brittain Documentary” A Library of Imagery

As we often do, WY is backing another Grant Brittain project. This time it’s a full documentary on the man...

WY Fall Wish List Goodies for Autumn

Here’s the What Youth Fall Wishlist for all to enjoy! There are a plethora of goodies to grab online these...

Watch Still Skateboards Featuring Ben Sauer

Seattle is known for many things. It’s abundant green ambience. The fish. Oh, the fish. The markets. The street beat....

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