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Sick Little Pushpins The Where’s of Dear Suburbia

This is the photographic version of that tiny plastic sample spoon they use at ice cream parlors to let you taste vanilla bean. It’s a sample,  small but good, hey, damn good, so good your mouth calls up a double scoop before your mind can say no, and soon you’ve inhaled this whole frozen pile…

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Dear Suburbia, Prequel 4 Dane, Craig, Conner and Dion in New Zealand

These nine minutes are shaken from two long, surreal weeks of misadventure into parts of the world so far south they bend and warp and maybe going there makes you bend and warp a little too, because the boys sure did, especially at first when the waves didn’t show and they didn’t show and didn’t…

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Dear Suburbia, Prequel 3 John John Florence, Dusty Payne, Mitch Coleborn, Chippa Wilson in Barbados

Up, coffee, fins, coconuts with Terry (what up Terry), toothbrush, Monster tattoos, drive, snacks, it’s windy, M&Ms, Dirty South, a crazy guy (what up crazy guy), surf but Chippa thinks he’s skating, Banks beer, yeeeeeeah mate, Tyler, the Creator, drive more, John’s still 14, six crazy guys, no bare back persons, conch shell, dance party,…

John John Florence in Barbados

John John in Barbados Collected Thoughts 001

This is John John Florence by the ghost of an Olympic pool at an abandoned resort in the parish of St. Lucy near the northern tip of Barbados, and what a useless cavity in the ground has he got here. The walls are too vertical to skate, there’s no water to ease the heat, there’s…

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Then Yadin’s Ankle broke Right before the swell of the decade

Partway through our second consecutive Japan trip — which was partway through Yadin Nicol’s best year ever — his ankle came apart while trying the frontside air at 1:15. Then the waves got really, really good. We reminisce. What Youth: So you were on such a roll. The first Japan trip was fun, the comps…

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What Youth Reports: Analog Wheel Wash Episode 002

If we’re being straight, this idea has the syrupy scent of the marketing department. But since we first wore Analog’s Wheel Wash denim (Dylan Rieder’s signature Dylan Jean) we’ve become fairly monogamous.

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Dear Suburbia, Prequel 1 Dane, Conner, Yadin, Kolohe in Japan

When we flew to Japan Kai was just releasing Lost Atlas, and he wanted to start right away on his next project. This was the first trip we put together for Dear Suburbia,. The waves we got were good but it seemed like they were always better than good somewhere else, like maybe where we’d…

What Youth reports Univ

What Youth Reports: Univ Episode 001

We visit Tim Swart, founder and proprietor, to learn about UNIV.

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Dear Suburbia, Prequel 2 Chippa Wilson, Mitch Coleborn, Craig Anderson in Australia

The desert could have killed us easily but it didn’t. It was good to us mostly. We stayed at a...
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Scando-Land with Dion

We haven’t seen Dion Agius much on this trip. He’s managed to pop up exclusively at the most opportune moments,...

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