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Dear Youth Read Bukowski – it’s like a text message, I swear

I’m not going to lie. The boys are busy at the moment. Half of us are literally on airplanes to Africa, another half just got home from a wedge hunt in eastern Australia, and the other half  (yeah, we are one and a half to make a whole), are on deadline making What Youth Issue…

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Fairly Normal: Ben Nordberg Episode 003

We called Ben and asked for a glimpse at what his interpretation of domesticity looks like living as a professional skateboarder in the shadow of both The Roosevelt Hotel and Hollywood High

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Anything Sing Morocco Deleted Scenes / Morocco

It takes a long time to get to Morocco — like 24 hours sometimes, and the chances are pretty high you’ll lose some bags, get sweaty and frustrated and have to sleep on the ground in a foreign airport. And this trip was no exception, but we love that shit and it makes traveling memorable….

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Anything Sing Australia Zine Photos from Australia

Australia is a series of beautiful things: Every town along the coast has a back beach, which features miles of untouched beachbreak, white sand and blue ramps. In the corner of the back beach is an lighthouse perched high upon a cliff, which then overlooks the back beach and usually a beautiful pointbreak that sits inside…

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Straight Forward: P-Pass Episode 003 (RIP Ricardo)

No frills, no nonsense just a big spotlight pointed at the swell smashing into the chunky reef at P Pass in Micronesia.

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Kolohe Andino One Session Kolohe’s barrel to air transition game on display

Western Australia has become an aerialist and a barrel riders heaven. Wild winds of all directions, slabs, reefs, tubes and more corner pocket ramps than you know what to do with. It’s easy to see why guys like Kolohe and John John are making this a must stop for gathering clips. The boys love it…

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Old Fashioned road trip down the South Coast of Australia Collected Thoughts 034

PHOTO: Neville A mix of young and old, hunting for onshore reefs but also rising before sunrise in search of golden light. Are we getting old? I remember filming for Modern Collective, the photographer would bang his tripod on the ground, accidentally knock your mattress at first light and roust you awake. We wanted no…

Ben Nordberg and Curren Caples in Venice photographed by Scott Chenoweth What Youth

Ben Nordberg and Curren Caples, Venice, California Collected Thoughts 033

PHOTO: Chenoweth Ben Nordberg is a 23-year-old professional skater from Bath, England and Curren Caples is a 17-year old professional shred-on-everything-he-rides from Ventura, California. This odd couple find themselves sharing four walls in Hollywood (actually Curren has only stayed at their apartment for three nights in almost four months, but still, roomies!). They’re Flip Skateboard…

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Craig Anderson Post-Flight nap on a cold California Day Collected Thoughts 032

PHOTO: Beren Hall Craig Anderson got here yesterday. He strolled into our place bright eyed and bushy tailed, toting coffee...
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Off Beat: Andrew Doheny Episode 005

One of the most entertaining things there is to do on this planet is ask Andrew Doheny questions.
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Dear Youth The fun that leads to sleep paralysis

“Never trust a thought that didn’t come from walking.” That’s a quote by an old madman by the name of Friedrich...
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Sincerely Suburbia A What Youth Original Flim

Sincerely Suburbia is our final salute to a film and a moment in time we’re rather fond of. And damn...
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Off Beat: Balaram Stack Episode 004

Balaram Stack answers the tough questions in this episode of Off Beat.
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Fairly Normal: Evan Geiselman Episode 002

We hungout with Evan Geiselman in Hawaii and he showed us that vicious forehand whip of his and once again...
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2012 Memoirs A year in review

What Youth was born in 2012, and it makes us misty thinking about all the fun we had last year....
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Warm Light A What Youth short starring Jack Freestone

Super-8 footage is warm and raw. It makes you feel nostalgic and the outcome is always candid and honest. This...
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Dear Youth A Treatise on Art and Coffee

Coffee is a drug. That’s masked by ubiquity and social acceptance but it’s just hot speed. Black hot wonderful speed....
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Off Beat: Dillon Perillo Episode 003

How would you define "clubbing?" Hit play and see what Dillon thinks on that and more.

The Boys Fin ditches in Hawaii set to Cold Cave

If this doesn't make you wanna go ditch the fins with your friends today then nothing will.
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Off Beat: Kolohe Andino Episode 002

He's as curious and thoughtful as they come, usually snarky and mischievous in the process, but endearing as all hell.
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Fairly Normal: Mitch Coleborn Episode 001

In this episode, Mitch Coleborn leads us through his routine on the North Shore, which includes tour of the iconic...
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Meet Brendon Gibbens A polite young man with a fucked up alley oop

A while back Brendon Gibbens came through What Youth and sat on our couch. He was tagging along with Dion...
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Off Beat: Tanner Gudauskas Episode 001

We managed to briefly sadden a Gudauskas, and we think he says he'd eat snake if he had the chance.
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Usual Highway A What Youth Original short film starring Owen Wright

In this What Youth short film Owen Wright scours the California coast in a Recreational Vehicle looking for wedges and...
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Behind the Lense of Epokhe Somewhere in the middle of America

as we all packed up and went home for the evening, Kai and Dion and our good friend Grady Archbold...
Pretty Sweet What Youth

A What Youth Press Release Collected Thoughts 031

PHOTO: Screenshot from Pretty Sweet I think it’s the scene in the new skate video Pretty Sweet where they are...
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Dane and Gabriel in Hawaii Collected Thoughts 030

PHOTO: Chenoweth I’m trying to keep calm. I’m trying to carry on. But after doing some responsible drinking, I’m going...
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What Youth X Lance Mountain Skateboard collaboration A conversation with the artist

If you have Issue Two of What Youth Quarterly then you’ve already read about our skateboard collab with Lance Mountain....
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Craig Anderson, Changed ticket Collected Thoughts 029

PHOTO: Neville When we spoke to Craig he was just home from Europe before coming to California, then New York...
Mike Piscitelli what youth issue 5

Mike Piscitelli: Photographes, Films, Fucking Awesome Our insighful talk with photographer/filmaker Mike Piscitelli

Famous faces. Incredible films. Beautiful models. Rad friends. Sick photographs. Lucrative contracts. You could say Mike Piscitelli is as successful...
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Day one in France with Dion Collected Thoughts 028

PHOTO: Neville Little did they know that this would be one of the only successful surfs of the trip. Kai...
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Rainy Day Schedule Kolohe Andino, Jordy Smith, Owen Wright and Julian Wilson in Santa Cruz

Steamer Lane is kelp, rocks, odd sections and cold water blended together. Factor in a cliff of hecklers, very high...

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