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Australian T3 - - FATHER'S DAY -

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Adi­das Spring­blade

The Spring­blades might look and feel odd, but they add more spring to your step than strap­ping mini kan­ga­roos to your feet. These are the shoes your dad dreamed of when he was a young­ster. The only dif­fer­ence is that Adi­das hasn’t fig­ured out how to make them hover. Yet.

$220, adi­das.com.au

02

Sa msung Gear Fit

Pro­vided the old fella uses a Sam­sung Galaxy de­vice you’d be hard pressed to find a bet­ter piece of wear­able fit­ness tech. The curved AMOLED dis­play is very nice in­deed, and its range of fit­ness tools - in­clud­ing a heart rate mon­i­tor - are very handy.

$249, sam­sung.COM /au

03

Pro-form per­for­mance 1450 tread­mill

If Dad’s find­ing it harder to make time for the gym, this beauty could be the so­lu­tion. Its built-in screen can tap into Google Maps, show­ing footage of his pre­ferred route.

$2,399, pro­form­fit­ness.com.au

04

Pump H D SportBuds

Per­haps the most com­fort­able wire­less sports head­phones we’ve ever tried, these were de­vel­oped over three years specif­i­cally for Aus­tralian con­di­tions.

$150, blueant.com.au

05

oak­ley half jacket 2.0 sun­glasses

The pre­ferred sports sun­glasses for many of the world’s elite ath­letes, the Half jacket frame is highly durable and fea­tures in­ter­change­able lenses and nose pads.

$160, au.oak­ley.com

06

For­tis Ad­justable smart­bell

Weights are heavy, cum­ber­some and can take up a whole lot of space. En­ter the ad­justable bar­bell, which keeps things tidy and has weights selectable from 2.5kg to 24kg.

$159, ko­gan.com/au

07

Sony NWZ-W273S

Dad can now crank up the tunes as he carves through the wa­ter thanks to Sony’s new lim­ited edi­tion wa­ter­proof Walk­man, with 4GB of stor­age and eight hours of play­back.

$99, sony.com.au

08

Ever­last pro­tex2 heavy bag g loves

Light for im­proved speed and ac­cu­racy, these will have Dad fight­ing fit in no time.

$50, ev­er­last­box­ing.com.au

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