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Watch “Shitkicker” A new film starring Beau Foster, Ellis Ericson, Creed McTaggart, Droid and more

Yesterday was a day filled with glory and triumph and testosterone. Today is all about having fun and smashing it...
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Once the Testosterone Settles A little behind-the-scenes glimpse at Beau Foster’s new movie Shitkicker to ease the tension

There is a lot of testosterone in the air right now. People are SHOUTING. Good and bad. Tears are flowing...
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Afternoon Interview: Saturday’s NYC Episode 036 Fashion, Coffee and Surfing in New York City

Several years ago I found myself in New York for the first time. California surf dude finally standing next to...
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Every Wall A Door: The CS Louis Journals “I cheated and lied and laughed.”

Editor’s Note: C.S. Louis has spent the majority of his life serving the God’s of core. Inside his columns you’re likely...
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Want to Write for What Youth? We’re (still) looking for contributing writers and interns for 2016

[Update: If you already sent through your work for our previous callout, we’re still in the process of going through...
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Off Beat: Creed McTaggart Episode 027 is a glass of red on the porch in Portugal with Candy himself

Creed McTaggart is a thoughtful and creative guy. We want there to be lots of them, but there’s only ever...
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Kalani Robb Surfing Cloudbreak, Tavarua

Couple clean ones at Cloudbreak.
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Watch Jack Robinson in Breakthrough Shades of a little bit of everyone, turned way up

Maybe it’s the North Point. Or the Billabong sticker. Or the ultra mature prowess, but Jack Robinson looks as polished...
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Watch Ryan Callinan in Newcastle Dreamy lefts at home

Ryan Callinan is a legend. Nicest guy ever and a style any goofy foot can love and get behind. He...

We Are All Bruce Irons Our case for the feel good hit of the winter

[UPDATE: November 23, 2015]: Kieren Perrow and the WSL have officially awarded Bruce Irons the Wildcard for The Billabong Pipeline...

Watch Nix Nic Nooley A full-length surf film starring Creed Mactaggart, Noa Deane, Beau Foster and more

Finally some creativity in surfing! A weird concept, some hilarious acting and a bunch of fucking good-fun surfing. Toby Cregan’s...
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Watch Clique An 8 minute Indonesian psych reel starring Mitch Coleborn and Jack Freestone

The Mentawais always bring it. And it turns out so do Jack Freestone and Mitch Coleborn. Music: Washed Out, “New...
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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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Flash with Nate Tyler in Santa Cruz Collected Thoughts 088

With all the gimmicks and stunts that have gone down this year it makes me think back to the early...
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Watch Mason Ho at Puma Point Easily the best thing that will come out this week

It continues to boggle our minds that Mason Ho exists. He is so many incredible things rolled into one friendly,...
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Watch Chippa Wilson in Cabarita Ripping at home presented by New Era

Chippa Wilson was a late bloomer. A lot of people don’t know that. He was working construction until he was...
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“Support the freaks as much as jocks.” From a conversation on the surf industry with Dave Rastovich in Europe

Sometimes all it takes is a few minutes with Rasta and all seems right again. From a recent hang in Europe...
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Surf for Love, Not for Gold Writer William Finnegan on why surfing in the Olympics is a horrible idea

William Finnegan is easily one of the best writers we’ve got. He can articulate the nuances of surfing to the masses and...
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Watch South to Norte The D’Blanc team runs through Baja

Baja has been down there catching bored California’s for years. And recently a crew dawning the same D’Blanc team stickers including...
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Yago Dora in Indo Watch one of our favorite surfers right now

Yago Dora is a cat. That much we know. Throw him off any wave and he’ll pull it. This piece...
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Watch “Bangers” Starring Jay Davies and Harry Bryant

Jay Davies and Harry Bryant getting good waves…again.
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The less important side of pop Watch the Cluster B-sides movie

We hit the road last year on Cluster™. And since movies have to be a certain duration, a lot of the magic,...
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Beau Foster and Ellis Ericson Score South Oz is sharky and really good

Not even sure what you do after a day of tubes like this. But Beau and Ellis probably figured it...
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Photo Credit: Cory Hansen Portfolio 021: Classic Santa Cruz, flash, stars and Dane

When Nate Lawrence rings and recommends a photographer for a Photo Credit feature, we know we had better answer. Because...
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Read Joe G’s out of office reply When Globe’s filmmaking genius goes, he leaves you with this

Filmmaker Joe G is most known for being the genius behind Globe’s incredible film pantheon. He is always dressed in black,...
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Misfit Lefts and Rights Taj Burrow vs. Dion Agius set to The Misfits

Every day it seems to get harder and harder to sift through the endless web clips to find something that makes...
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Brisk Jack Freestone surfing in Australia

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What Youth Issue 12: On Sale Now Featuring Mark Gonzales photographed by Mark Oblow in Hawaii, Circa 1989 on the cover

We’ve got a new reason to celebrate: our 12th issue is out today and you can buy it right now,...
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Watch Chippa Wilson in “Cold” Spontaneity is bliss

Chippa Wilson has always been one of our favorite’s, that’s no secret, and this new piece he’s calling “Cold” (probably...
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Conner Coffin Good waves, questionable tunes

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Dane Reynolds in Santa Cruz Collected Thoughts 082

“I think Dane was in Santa Cruz for the Cold Water Classic this year. The weather was warm and the...
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Postcard Oregon A film by Quiksilver and What Youth starring Mikey Wright, Bryan Fox and Javier Mendizabal 

Maybe it was an experiment, or maybe it just happened. But whatever the case may be: we ended up in...

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