Hit a home run with your sports fanatic friends
Sports seasons come and go, but a love for the game is everlasting. So what do you get for the sports fanatic in your life when game tickets and jerseys just won’t cut it? Here are some ideas that are sure to be a slam dunk with your sports fan.
Ditch the traditional performancebrand, nylon duffle bag, and give the gift of fitness fashion. The motivational message across the side, subtle-yet-noticeable color, and comfy, cotton straps will have him or her setting trends on the team. $26, bando.com Help your beginner or intermediate skiers make a statement on the slopes in these JeanMichel Basquiat-inspired skis. The elaborate and artful top, paired with the blood-red base, will give ski bunnies the confidence to go beyond the bunny slopes. $2,500 at bomberski.com
This official-size, genuine-leather football by Leather Head Sports is almost too beautiful to touch. Football fanatics will go crazy over this gem, especially if gifted in an acrylic ball case for display. $175, leatherheadsports.com
Whether a runner or weightlifter, Nike’s Flyknit Trainers will have athletes in your life — and their feet — thanking you long after the brutal workout has ended. $150, mrporter.com
Morning coffee, afternoon hot chocolate and post-dinner ice cream just got way more competitive. Kids will have such a fun time with these ceramic sports mugs, parents may just let them play with their food. $25, uncommongoods.com
Too afraid to watch your loved one skydive or BASE jump in person? The GoPro Hero7 will capture everything you want to see but can’t bear to watch live. $399.99, shop.gopro.com