Got a star athlete (or someone with extreme delusions of grandeur) on your list? You know, someone who plays basketball, golfs, hikes, skis, and trains harder than a CrossFit Champion? Maybe that person is even… you. Regardless, the following items should help them go all citius, altius, fortius in 2016.
This is the most cutting edge rangefinder yet, made with the advanced Exchange Technology. With two interchangeable faceplates, golfers can determine the actual distance plus the adjusted distance based on the changes in elevation. This two-in-one tech ensures the correct club choice and will have you hitting pin seekers on each and every shot.
The TRX suspension trainer is the must have for the fitness enthusiast. Perfect for the person who enjoys training at home, at the park or on the road, TRX uses your own bodyweight as resistance in a variety of exercises that will sculpt your entire body. It also comes with handy quick-start workout cards and six workout DVDs to give you plenty of ways to sculpt your muscles.
Working in conjunction with the Wilson X app, this high-tech ball allows you to track your makes and misses through fun games and timed drills. With this technology, you can analyze the data, improve your jumper, and make sure your Y team calls your number next time the game is on the line.
With all this activity, you need to make sure you clean up nice and smell great for a night on the town, and PGA Tour Prosport cologne will help you do just that. This is the first-ever signature scent of the PGA Tour and they nailed it. The citrusy, minty, wooded smell will ensure you ooze confidence on and off the course.
The Ecco Whistler is the perfect all-around boot for the man who is part outdoorsman and part city dweller. Receptor technology provides the ultimate comfort and support when you are out hiking on the trails, and Gore-Tex material will keep your feet dry and warm all day long. Did we mention it’s pretty stylish too?
This compression sock is constructed with a merino blend that will keep your feet warm and dry on the slopes. The X-Lock system anchors the socks into place around your feet and ankles to prevent them from shifting around, and light padding in the shins prevents excessive bitching about ski boots.
Donjoy Performance has revolutionized the market with their Trizone technology that combines heat retention, compression and bracing into one product. Constructed with carbonized bamboo, the sleeves fit smoothly, prevent odor and most importantly keep the muscles warm in order to maintain peak performance throughout your workouts.
This jacket definitely provides the big three: protection, comfort and function. It boasts BioZone down lining, taped seams and a Gore-Tex laminate to retain heat while providing moisture management and shielding against the elements. Add pockets everywhere you need them and Oakley’s signature cool styling and you’re good to go.
The Flight Deck XM with PRIZM technology is the pinnacle of ski goggle technology. They key to the Flight Decks, as is the case with any Oakley product, are the lenses. Designed to fit most helmets, they offer an unobstructed view of the mountain without a bulky design. However, the highlight of these goggles is Oakley’s PRIZM lense technology which is guaranteed to enhance your view by making it crystal clear.
This wireless unit can travel with you to and from the gym where you can use any of the nine programs and five separate progressions to help your muscles warm up, enhance your performance throughout the workout and speed up your recovery so you can get back out there the next day… and totally dominate your recreational soccer match.
Struggling to stay hyrdrated? All of Hydro Flask’s bottles are made with their Tempshield technology which impressively ensures that your cold drinks stay cold longer. Include the functional and easy-to-use insulated sport cap and you have the perfect water bottle for any high-level sporting activity.
Looking for the perfect second layer for skiing or a fine flannel to wear while hiking? Look no further. This sweet shacket combines the durability and warmth of a fleece jacket with the fashion and function of a flannel. Whether or not you like the name, you’ll love the actual product.
The New Primal’s products are not a bunch of fake meat with a wrapper slapped on them. They’re meat snacks made with 100 percent grass-fed beef and free-range turkey. They are also gluten free, Non-GMO, hormone and antibiotic-free, soy free, and Paleo-friendly. In other words, the ideal healthy snack for the athlete on the go.
Dale of Norway is known worldwide for using some of the best wool, and this super-soft 100 percent merino wool sweater does not disappoint. It boasts a fashion-forward, sporty design, too. Just don’t be surprised if someone mistakes you for a member of the Norwegian cross-country ski team.