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Download “Forward, To Past.” Starring Dion Agius and Craig Anderson

Goofyfoots just seem to have more fun. Not sure why, but to find out just watch this new ten-minute film by Dion, which also features Craig Anderson and was released in conjunction with Hayden Shapes. This film titled “Forward, To Past”, is another of a long list of Dion’s rad projects. Amongst the whips that are…

Watch”Portugal Clip” Starring John Mel

John Mel has hops. This we know. The Mels have surfing in their DNA with deep roots in the Santa Cruz area, where early pioneers such as Kevin Reed, Darryl “Flea” Virostko and Shawn “Barney” Barron (RIP) first took it to the air. His unique flow gets one’s eyes wandering as he boosts another one…

Beyond The Streets A celebration of street art.

Art comes in many forms and some of the most creative works are often tied to something of intense passion. People have long taken to the streets to share those passions via a name, a phrase, an image or a cause within the world around them, to force a public discourse. Streets act as the…

Watch Brendon Gibbens Vol. 3 Brendon for Banks Journal

Watch Brendon free surfing in South Africa around J-Bay and the Western Cape. His attitude is polite and understated while his approach to the lip is guaranteed to make heads turn. This third Banks Journal installment displays his signature deep lines and ankle of steel punts in familiar waters near his home in Cape Town….

Watch FA Flatground Entertainment Warehouse Play

Between work, here is some play. Watch some of the boys from FA lay down some tricks down on flat ground.

Watch “Crewsy Euro Surf Vacation” Starring Mitch Crews

Mitch Crews headed for Europe to scope some ramps, and tubes. He knows the road well by staying refreshed with some beer and letting loose on electric scooters between blowing up the lineup. Check out Mitch in our episode of Off Beat:

Photo Credit: Chris Peel Portfolio 040: Three Phones, One Camera

Although Chris Peel has been around for a while, more and more of his stuff was beginning to find it’s way over to What Youth. The man definitely has talent and a very unique eye. His subject matter is as diverse as his travel itinerary and his list of frequent shooting locations is mind-boggling. We…

WY Mashup No. 3

Fronted by Ozzy Osbourne, Black Sabbath arrived on the music scene in 1968. They have pioneered the heavy metal sound and have inspired generations of upcoming artists. Sabbath have very distinct dark guitar riffs due to guitar player Tony Iommi injuring his fingers, forever changing his style. The Cramps have very unique music. Their songs…

Watch “New Religion” Featuring William Aliotti

Young French charger, William Aliotti, who originally hails from the island of St. Martin in the Caribbean, but now makes...

WY Mashup No. 2

Ultimate Spinach was a psychedelic rock band from Boston, Massachusetts. The album Behold and See was released in August of...

Planetary Punt $20 G to Fame…

About a year ago a good friend of What Youth, local Santa Cruz artist Tim Ward, approached us with a...

Photo Credit: Sarah Kinsella Portoflio 039: A Natural Eye

Sarah “Louise” Kinsella is a photographer based in Sydney with an eye for life. She picked up photography from her Dad...

Watch “The Quieter You Are The More You Can Hear” Craig’s New Flick

Craig Anderson has been working on a new film with Kai Neville, and Dav Fox titled The Quieter You Are...

WY Premiere: Tijuana Panthers Listen to their New Single “Little Pamplemousse”

The wait is finally over. Tijuana Panthers newly released single “Little Pamplemousse” is the second track off of their upcoming...

Watch “Robots From” Episode 5

Grant Noble and some friends went to Salidita for his birthday and returned with some footage to remember. While there...

WY Mashup No. 1

We are introducing some new songs to get your week going called the WY Mash Up. It is a weekly...

The Vault: Off Beat with Stefan Janoski Living in Miami, skateboarding in the Olympics and reading material

We were looking through the WY library and came across a chat with Stefan Janoski back in 2016. Turns out...

Girl We Adore: Sophie Lynn Time Travel, Ice Cream and Netflix

What Youth: What’s your full name? Sophie: Sophie Flores Do you have any nicknames? Auntie Pee Pee What music have...

Watch “DAEWON” Documentary His Life

Here is the film about Daewon’s upbringing, introduction to skateboarding and his influence. The 30 years of his career is...

Watch “Bocas Del Scoro” Down South

Simon Hetrick, Sam Neiger, and Matt McQueeney sought tubes on the Panamanian Islands of Bocas Del Toro and they found...

Photo Credit: Ashton Herman Portfolio 038: Gone with the Lens

Ashton Herman gets shit done. Young Ashton came to us via a persistent badgering to be a WY intern. We kinda...

WY Premiere: The Oogars Listen to their New Single “Scream”

Hailing from Byron Bay, The Oogars caught our attention with their surfy-meets-doo-wop sound, with a hint of retro but modern all...

Pasta or Pizza? Place, Bake and Enjoy

Oliver Risi was on the North Shore. While staying at the Volcom house they harnessed fun out of their surroundings...

Watch O’Neill’s “Strike Missions” Paradise Lost

Our friends at O’Neill just shot us over a nice little clip of what appears to be a new, ongoing...

Daewon Song Documentary: DAEWON Premiering May 12th

Here is the trailer for the Daewon Song documentary. We’re psyching. The world premiere will be coming to Los Angeles,...

WY Premiere: Illiterates Camaro Enthusiasts

The Illiterates’ sound is like a good cup of coffee. It wakes you up. They’re inspired, loud, and takes us...

WY Reports: Vestal Village An Oasis Playground

It’s that time of year again in the desert. Coachella has quite the lineup but towards the mountains is Vestal...

Watch “The Backyard” by Volcom Gerry’s Pad

As we know, Volcom has had the beachhead at Pipe on lock for quite some time. With their purchase years...

What Youth Wears: Jaydah Robinett 001: Hello Spring

Spring is here in Southern California. So we strolled with our friend Jaydah in a new bucket hat and other WY...

Watch Colin Moran in the new Octopus Video The Goose Is Loose on Some New Traction

Colin Moran lays down clips like no one’s business. He is armed with all the hucks and even a few songs...

Conversation With: Launder Dog Walks, Breakfast Tacos and Freeing From Distraction

John Cudlip is the mind, and voice of Launder. When we arrived at his house in Silverlake, we were greeted by...

Photo Credit: Dylan Gordon Portfolio 037: Some Eyes May Wander

Another day, another inbox full of tidbits from far and wide. Today, however, we stumbled across a truly creative lensman...

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