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

Five Songs For Your Next Surf Clip Here’s “Wonderwall” or something or other.

You ever sit down to enjoy the latest web clip and start off thinking, “Hey, the surfing here isn’t terrible.”...
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Watch “it was a good year…” Bruno Zanin’s reel featuring Yago Dora, John John, and more

Bruno Zanin is another one of those young Brazilians who’s pretty good capturing our little surfing caper. And here’s a nice,...
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I have no idea what’s happening on tour But this was pretty fun to watch

I was feeling a little guilty. I haven’t been watching the tour, like, at all — and I know that’s...
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A John John Florence Prediction Collected Thoughts 127: Nate Lawrence chimes in on the sporting side of things

“There’s been plenty to talk about with the WSL recently. Most of it about the horrible advertisements and even worse...
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The Surfer/Hooper Index Craig Anderson is Steph Curry and other ridiculous comparisons to kick off the NBA playoffs

The NBA is probably the most commercialized athletic event in the world. This makes it the most unlike surfing (kinda)....
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Does WSL = Christian Youth Group? Conservative and “cool” with really bad music

When I was in high school there were always people trying to get us to join them at their church...
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Watch the Trailer for “Proximity” A new film from Taylor Steele (Wow, it’s nice to write that)

Unless you’re like a crusty old bitter guy, there’s a good chance you’ve been a fan or know Taylor Steele’s...
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The What Youth Top 34 This is who’s coming on the very unprofessional What Youth World Tour 2017

OK, so this is a few days late. Lots of rum-infused discussions around fire rings to sort the order. But...
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John John Florence, 14 for Five years Collected Thoughts 124

Looking at this photo, it seems like so long ago. John John was this young, long haired blonde kid who...
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John John in “Twelve” The final episode I’m going to be straight: Skip to 6:55 and let your jaw drop

I’m all for storytelling, but the self-produced variety is getting a little old. It’s great, we get it, he sails...
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John John and Ian Walsh Trading Rights Tricky pits with two of the best at it

John John Florence and Ian Walsh make this tricky right look too easy. Enjoy this section from Ian’s new film...
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John John Florence is the World Champ And we’re backing that big time

While we were sleeping, John John Florence became the World Champ. He sliced and diced his way through Portugal, and...
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Watch John John Florence in “Twelve” Episode 4: Sailing around Hawaii

John John Florence has it all figured out it seems. Gold jersey in comps. A sailboat docked in Hawaii. And...
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‘Twelve’ with John John Florence Episode 1 of the 7-part series


All those Eddie Highlights Too good to be true at Waimea Bay

Quiksilver definitely needed this, but we all fucking needed this. After much anticipation of whether the Eddie would run or not, the...
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John John won a very big contest today The Quiksilver in Memory of Eddie Aikau Invitational

About two weeks ago the Quiksilver Eddie Aikau Big Wave Invitational event at Waimea Bay was called to go. Only...

Watch Huli Huli With John John Florence, Dusty Payne, Mason Ho, Jamie O’Brien and More

The Hawaii clips keep coming in. And for all intents and purposes because if the waves are there so are...
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On Yesterday Evan Geiselman, Billy Kemper, Andre Botha, Jaws, John John Florence, Greg Long…damn dudes.

Yesterday was a beautiful day in California. It was calm. Sunny. The waves were 3-foot. Football was on and mama was cooking...
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View from my Imax Chair View from a Blue Moon is somewhere between Star Wars and Kelly Slater Black and White

Last night I saw John John’s View From A Blue Moon at Big Newport and it left me replete with...
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Watch new trailer for John John’s movie “View From a Blue Moon” will premiere globally on November 11

Are we excited? Fuck yes. Are we nervous? Maybe a little. After watching this new trailer — a narrated, beautiful, Planet...
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John John Florence, Waimea, Hawaii 2013 Back Den 055

“john john florence at the opening ceremony for the eddie aikau at waimea beach, on the north shore of oahu....

Watch John John at Log Cabins Just for fun

John makes a tricky wave look bashful.
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A rookie’s year on the run Dear Youth with Quinn Matthews

Quinn Matthews recaps his 2014 year on the road as a rookie.
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Dear Youth: See Ya Hawaii 12 Photos from the North Shore

Nate Lawrence photos from the North Shore.
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Dear Youth Ian Walsh and John John Florence at the opening ceremony for “The Eddie”

“I don’t understand them, but I sure do respect them.” Nate Lawrence told us that last night after attending the...
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Straight Forward: Lowers Episode 012

For those of you looking for a little inspi-ration to get wet today: we give you the world's best surfing...
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Dear Youth Deep Frence sand and currents with Quinn Matthews

France has been fun. Like, really fun. But like I think I said earlier, it’s a lot colder than last...
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Photo Credit: Andrew Schoener Portfolio 003

Shooting film photography is probably the best way to go bankrupt in the current media climate. From processing fees, expensive...
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Photo Credit: Quinn Matthews Portfolio 002

PHOTOS AND CAPTIONS: Quinn Matthews Quinn Matthews is a young, talented and ambitious photographer from California. He recently went to...
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What Youth Issue 5 On Sale Now

Our fifth issue is now on sale in the What Youth store. On the cover: Noa Deane attempting to set...

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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What Youth Issue 1 On sale in June

What Youth Quarterly: Our book of photography, freesurfing, culture and fun. Real paper and ink like the pilgrims had. First...

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