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

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 Gabriel Medina on an impressive domination of his fellow WSL competitors. Well done sir. However, by most written accounts, including the many comments on various message boards, the event fell a bit flat from a…

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 this trip, William made a decision to ride only a small twinnie shaped by Ryan Lovelace and did so in all types of conditions. Even some size. From the looks of it, he had a…

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 see usually show a lifestyle of traveling the world to exotic locales, great waves, beautiful women, etc. Almost fantasy-like to the layman’s world of paying bills, hating your job, and other real-world shit. It’s as…

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 Smith) some light is shed on what the young lad has been thinking about lately. From his progressive fun shapes to his affinity for the music of past eras, Oscar creates an interesting fusion for his…

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 for file, it was recently announced that there would be significant changes on the WSL Big Wave World Tour. Of particular note was the cancellation of any official WSL event to be held at Mavericks…

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 party a few weeks back and of course the obligatory exclusive online screening on a popular surf website, but now it’s out there for all to enjoy. Let’s dive right in. Alex Knost does things…

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 by Palomar Films. Grant is synonymous with skateboarding and his career spans virtually every important era. His library of photos is without peer and he’s just a super rad dude to boot. What Youth If…

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 days so we narrowed that down to a few things that you should check out, or better yet, give to a friend because they’re probably blowing their cash on textbooks right now. – What Youth…

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....

Watch “Lost in Thought” By Hunter Martinez

Hunter Martinez has released his debut surf film, Lost in Thought. As is becoming the norm these days, this film...

Watch Adidas The Liberty Cup

Adidas dropped this little promo vid to go with a new shoe release, The Liberty Cup. Still waiting for a...

WY Premiere: Polarize Listen to their new single “Take a Step Back”

Take A Step Back’ is the second single from the band Polarize this year, following an upbeat number called “Late...
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Do you eat fish? Buyer beware

If so, then you’ve probably eaten farm-raised fish without even knowing it. As with everything these days, something that may...

Liam MacDonald Portfolio

Liam MacDonald has been on our radar for some time now. His work with Sepp Bruhwiler, and others, has been...

What Youth x Highway 1 At the Boathouse Collective

In true What Youth form, we had some fun last Thursday evening. We brought surf, skate, music, and art together...

7 Seas Wetsuit by Vissla Featuring Gunner Day

Take the 7 Seas suit and you’ll see how far the tube goes. A comedic homage to the Matrix with...

TKO Records A walk back in time.

Located in the corner of a nondescript strip mall in Huntington Beach, California, is a tiny storefront that serves as...

Over it Skaters, Drugs and Alcohol…

We’ve all had that moment in our lives when we think we are truly invincible. Whether gapping a stair set,...

HEATWAVE EVENT This Thursday Night at The Boathouse Collective in Costa Mesa

What are you doing this Thursday? If you have some free time head down to the Boathouse Collective in Costa...

Mix Tape Braiden Maither

Just when you think you’ve seen everything and know the name of every ripper, an underground charger pops into the...

Watch “Industrial Light and Magic” By FA and Hockey

Both FA and Hockey boys just put out a video of them roaming some spots. 10 minutes of raw that...

Seven Accounts to Follow on the Gram Scroll, Scroll, Scroll

Yes, there are a lot of things to keep up on Insta. Plenty of options. Like a billion options. So...

Watch “Glass Ceiling of Happiness” Featuring Kai Hing

Are actual surfers singlehandedly saving surf media? A bit of a trend has been slowly developing for a couple of...

What Youth Wears: Grace and Reese 002: A Day in August

As we are known to do, we recently connected with some friends of What Youth, Grace Dobie and Reese Turigliatto....

Follow the Light A tribute to one of Surf Photography’s all-time greats: Larry “Flame” Moore.

If you’re an aspiring surf photographer, this one’s for you. The Follow the Light (FTL) grant program–perhaps one of the...

Can Mason Ho save surfing from itself?

If you follow What Youth you might have seen that we recently anointed Mason with our first annual What Youth...

WY Premiere: Clean Spill Listen to their New Track “Under the Sun”

The Santa Barbara crew Clean Spill just released “Under the Sun” a track that is full of clean tones, while...

WY Premiere: Flying Machine Listen to their Album “Flying Machine”

Flying Machine is a band emerging from Byron Bay, Australia. The group implements elements of garage rock and punk to shape...

The Badung Strait A film by Oscar Valencia

As is often the case these days, cool little edits pop into our inbox. This one from Oscar Valencia is...

Has surfing been stolen, again?

Cultural appropriation has become a bit of a buzz phrase lately as it relates to what is seen as the...

How much longer can skateboarding…

Stay trendy? Yep, you got it. Well our friends over at Jenkem Mag dropped another gem last week about this...

The Fletchers. Surfing’s first family.

It’s hard not to see the obvious connections between the blended Hoffman/Fletcher family and our world. Whether it be surf,...

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