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

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 captured over 13,000 points in the final two Hawaii QS events and earned a spot in the Bigs next year. Finals day at Sunset was very entertaining in the 6-8 foot well-groomed, but highly challenging…

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 Schuyler Allen has been pushing it out there of late, he’s hardly what you’d call a household name. Yet! On first glance, we liked the clip for no other reason than it simply represented a…

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 to music. Growing up in the suburbs of Maryland, Landon Fleischman developed an affinity for songwriting at an early age which allowed him to unleash his creativity without any self-judgment. Inspired by the fields, rivers,…

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 or some other environmental group but when we really break down some of our most common habits, it wouldn’t seem we as surfers are really doing that much considering how important the ocean is to…

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 connect with a wave on some higher astral plane is without peer. This little clip just dropped from Rockstar Energy and it’s really not much more than just some clean Mex Pipe barrels. Howevs, we…

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 John ripping around the map from Santa Cruz, South America to Texas. Get it a peek of what the young lad has been up to and enjoy. – What Youth

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 who loves humanity. So we kicked it at his pad, rolled some tape and asked him some questions about skating with Toy Machine, growing up, playing in Freckles, and how can creatives help make the…

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 as well. That lineage can be traced back 50 plus years to people like Trent, Velzy, and Dora. Nat, Baddy, and MP. David, Owl, and Ho. Cairns, Engle, and Hynd. Parmann, Naude, and Rudolph. O’Rourke,…

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...

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...

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