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What Youth Issue 7

What Youth Issue 7 On Sale Now

“We live in the mind, in ideas, in fragments. We no longer drink in the wild outer music of the streets — we remember only.” — Henry Miller Our seventh issue ever is now on sale in the What Youth store. It is many things at once. But mostly it’s a book. With a look…

Jordy smith what youth

Dear Youth Jordy Smith’s Indonesian Salon

Jordy Smith and Rob Bain, Indonesia 2013 “This here is a photo of Jordy just starting to dive into a fresh haircut for his boss, Rob Bain. It was the last night of the trip and Jordy had a line of people ready to get haircuts. What Youth photographer Hamish Humphreys had just got his…

Mitch Coleborn what youth surfing

What Youth Issue 7 Drops Friday This is gonna be good

Our new books is available to order this Friday, April 18th. Inside you’ll find some exciting surprises, a highly anticipated announcement, some very useful information, good music, war correspondents, cocktails, travel, food, portfolios, art, interviews, poetry, rants, raves and probably some of the best surfing ever presented on the printed page. Can’t say anymore because…

Chris Senn photographed by Mark Oblow what youth

Chris Senn, France Back Den 011

The jam at the end of this contest would go non-stop until the guys would drop.

Jack Freestone and Darren handly of DHD surfboards color me in surfing what youth

Color Me In: Jack Freestone & Darren Handly of DHD Episode 005 Presented by Futures

Darren Handley and Jack Freestone talk shit, tails and surfboards, and then ride surfboards.

Tamba Surf shop hawaii what youth reports

What Youth Reports: Tamba Surf Shop Episode 004

You’ve no doubt seen the shirts. The boards. The hats. The gear. And the boys. Tamba is a staple for those in Hawaii, and it’s no surprise when you see it popping up more and more in California, Australia and around the world.

Matt Meola Fairly Normal What Youth

Fairly Normal: Matt Meola Episode 015

We joined Matt and his family for a weekend of surfing, fishing, hunting and found nothing but hospitality and friendliness on the valley isle.

Gold Coast straight forward jack freestone mitch coleborn what youth surfing

Straight Forward: Gold Coast Episode 007

Here you’ll find some of our dearest friends jumping around to some jazz.

Kalani Chapman color me in what youth

Color Me In: Kalani Chapman & Bret Marumoto Episode 004 Presented by Futures

Bret and Kalani make equipment for a dangerous game. Hit play and see how the world's best shape boards to...
Noa Deane stay tuned what youth

Stay Tuned: Noa Deane Playlist 002 Presented by DBlanc

"Curls" lays down a pretty grungy, groovy and abrasive compilation.
Timmy Turner for the love what youth

For The Love: Timmy Turner Episode 002 Presented by Vissla

Our feel good hit of the spring with Timmy Turner.
Lizards of Summer what youth surfing

Lizards of Summer Episode 006

This month's lizards include Craig Anderson, Dillon Perillo, Dylan Rieder, Thom Pringle, Dion Agius, Wade Goodall, Andrew Doheny, Ryan Callinan,...
Mike Vallely photographed by Mark Oblow what youth

Mike Vallely, Tampa Back Den 010

PHOTO: Mark Oblow Editor’s note: Mike Vallely is the new singer for Black Flag. He’s the stuntman in The Hangover...
Noa Deane for cluster what youth

Dear Youth We back at it, again

After a pretty good sleep on the ferry (thanks NyQuil!), we drove through streets filled with cows and goats and...
Jack Freestone Mitch Coleborn Noa Deane Surfing Indonesia Dear Youth What Youth

Dear Youth Part 1: Thanks for the Cheeseburgers (Day 3 of a 10 day trip)

Back in Indo filming. It’s too productive not to come back and fry yourself. The team is Coleborn, Noa Deane,...
Oliver Kurtz straight forward what youth surfing

Straight Forward: Oliver Kurtz Episode 006

He's got new stickers and a new vibe and his surfing is really impressive.
Dayne Reynolds Marine Layer Surfing Dear Youth What Youth

Dear Youth Dane Reynolds gets nostalgic on Marine Layer

Dane Reynolds posted a little trip down memory lane on his website Marine Layer Productions today. He details our first trip to...
Andrew Reynolds photographed by Mark Oblow what youth skateboarding baker

Andrew Reynolds, Tampa Back Den 009

Andrew Reynolds at the skate park of Tampa, circa 2000.
Creed McTaggart Fairly Normal What Youth

Fairly Normal: Creed McTaggart Episode 014

He's the gypsy. The wild man. The vagabond. The dude who smokes. Nti Sheeto. This is Us. Yeah Dude. Incredible...
Mitch Coleborn surfing cluster what youth

Dear Youth Nate Lawrence on photo breathing exercises at Macaronis

This is Mitch Coleborn photographed in the afternoon at Macaronis. This was as good as a trip gets (you can...
Chippa Wilson what youth bali travel surfing

Dear Youth Nate Lawrence and the subtleties of a life on the move

Editor’s note: We spend a lot of time in transit. Kuala Lumpur. Taipei. Singapore. Jakarta. Padang. We go through some...

Macaronis: Part 1 Starring Noa Deane, Mitch Coleborn, Jack Freestone and Chippa Wilson

Kai’s new film — which you’ll see is announced inside What Youth Issue 7 — began with a pretty lofty...
Julain Klincewicz of LUBE playlst stay tuned what youth

Stay Tuned: Juian Klincewicz Playlist 001 Presented by DBlanc

This first playlist was curated by Julian Clincewicz and Kiva Ivey of the band Lube.
Dylan Reider photographed by Mark Oblow what youth

Dylan Reider, Hawaii, 2012 Back Den 008

This was the last shoot we did for Analog before they terminated the surf and skate team.
Clay Marzo straight forward surfing what youth

Straight Forward: Clay Marzo Episode 005

As far as triumphant returns go, chalk this one up there with Odysseus.
Mega Semadhi what youth

Dear Youth Mega Semadhi, Bali

Nate Lawrence: “After a few months in California [Nate is originally from Santa Cruz and still spends about 5 months...
Mitch Crews off beat what youth

Off Beat: Mitch Crews Episode 015

A lot of you may be getting your first introduction to Mitch Crews via his post-heat interviews on webcasts now...
what youth shapers radical class

8 things you should be doing for your surfbard shaper Good advice from a good man: CS Louis

EDITOR’S NOTE: CS Louis has spent the majority of his life serving the God’s of core. He’s decided to pass...
Ed templeton and Deanna Templeton photographed by Mark Oblow what youth skateboarding

Deanna and Ed Templeton, Vancouver Back Den 007

This is a photo of Deanna and Ed Templeton. Both great artists. Both great photographers. Both great people.
Reading dear youth what youth surfing

Dear Youth Buy books

I just got a new magazine in the mail yesterday. Forgot I even ordered it actually. That’s the best. Search...
Mikala Jones nate lawrence what youth

Dear Youth Mikala Jones in sunglasses

No offense to Mikala Jones, but this is the worst photo I’ve ever taken in my life. Mikala is a...
Taj Burrow straight forward surfing what youth

Straight Forward: Taj Burrow Episode 004

Thank you Taj, for continuing to do this.

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