Movement Compression Short

$145

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Jacques’ Movement compression shorts (available in black, navy or bone) comprise a shell and liner, providing plenty of coverage and support. The four-way stretch fabric proves flexible, and also boasts odor- and temperature-control technology, UV protection, as well as moisture-wicking. Plus, the sophisticated-yet-durable gridded nylon fabric retains its shape even when stretched.

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Africa boasts nearly 20,000 miles of surfable coastline, and surf company Mami Wata celebrates the vastness of the continent’s surfing history as well as the rising interest amongst younger generations. Their debut book’s 300 pages contain contributions from Africa’s top surfers, photographers and cultural commentators in the form of 50 essays and 200 photos. Altogether, it’s a colorful and cheerful celebration of the culture, both on and off the water. Proceeds will be donated to two organizations: Waves For Change and Surfers Not Street Children. Price is in GBP.

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Skip Barber Racing School Gift Certificate

$100

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Across their nine locations around North America, Skip Barber Racing School offers several programs (one-day, three-day and more) that equip those who are interested with race-car driving skills. Though hobbiests will thrive, many alumni have gone on to race in (and win) Nascar events, and Formula 1. Through their partnership with ROUSH there’s even an opportunity to get behind the wheel of a 760HP Stage 3 Mustang. Programs start at $795 but a gift amount of any valuable helps to make the experience accessible.

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Reverse Weave StormShell Zip Front Hoodie

$150

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A collaborative design by C LAB and Champion Japan, the Reverse Weave StormShell Zip Front Hoodie provides the brand’s signature look and comfort, but with a tech-forward approach to weather-protection. The outer layer repels rain (or even snow), while the second layer offers protection against the wind. The three-panel hood and scuba collar create even more of a shield against the elements. Inside, Champion’s iconic fleece keeps you cozy and comfortable. With various types of pockets, all your belongings remain safe and dry too.

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A simple, patented arm-strengthening system from p.volve, the P.Band utilizes two linked “gloves” for resistance training. This easy-to-use and effective upper body workout aims to sculpt through repetitions. P.Band, composed of latex tubing and woven polyester, neoprene and cotton mitts, is also lightweight and compact, allowing it to travel with ease.

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Emerald City Roller Skates

$249

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Moonlight Roller’s retro-inflected, green Emerald City roller skates feature a little moon-shaped cut-out at the ankle—the brand’s hallmark. With a 100% suede upper, tongue stabilizer and 58mm 82A urethane wheels, they’re made for indoor or outdoor skating. Each pair comes with 82-inch laces, a cushioned insole and padded lining for comfort. These classic skates are for all genders, but the sizing is in traditional men’s—so keep that in mind when selecting.

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A collaboration between independent Astoria-based skate brand Belief and Champion, this 12-ounce heavyweight reverse-weave sweater proves itself a heavier, warmer option than many. With ribbed side panels, the garment (available in black or light gray) provides extra movement and flexibility. The design features Lady Liberty’s torch, but really reps Queens—the borough where Belief was born.

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Available in two styles—high-step, diamond-shaped frame or lower, step-through style—the Charge CITY e-bike makes long rides a breeze with pedal-assist and a thumb throttle. This complex machine proves simple to use, with a subtle handlebar display featuring the five-level pedal-assist controls, as well as a speedometer, distance traveled and battery life. Just below is the thumb throttle, which offers a powerful boost when struggling up steep hills. With a top speed of 20mph, and 50 miles of range, the bike boasts tremendous capacity for long rides or daily commutes. Shipped in fully recyclable packaging that’s almost entirely plastic-free, the Charge CITY comes in two colors.

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For playing in the backyard or at a local park, CHANCE’s Rey Soccer Ball can be used by individuals of all ages for training, fitness drills or improving motor skills. Its seamless, non-stitch PU surface provides a durable coating that can withstand inclement weather while minimizing water uptake for less slippery touch. Available in size four (25.25 inches) or five (26.7 inches), there are plenty of colorways available too.

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KEEP IT MOVING Coffee Deck

$62

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Since 2007, Jahmal Williams’ Hopps has made “skateboards for skateboarders.” Among their many offerings are playful and artistic decks, each of which come in varying sizes. Their KEEP IT MOVING Coffee Deck is crafted from 100% hard rock Canadian Maple and comes in several different wood veneers. Plus, every purchase comes with Hopps-branded grip tape for you to apply as needed.

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Crafting stunning, sophisticated takes on traditional workout equipment, Rhode Island studio Work in Use was born from a desire to combine high design and movement training. With all kinds of products available, the brand eschews commonly used materials like plastic and vinyl, replacing it with soft leather, cordovan steel and wood. The Lachi Pull Up Bar is easy to install, and should fit most doorways. It’s made in two versions: one from oiled walnut, cordovan steel and leather; the other from oiled maple, copper-plated steel and leather.

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At first glance the MOTR looks like a foam roller (and it certainly can be used for that), but inside is a complex bar and pulley system with variable tension levels that enable a huge variety of exercises that emphasize core strength, balance and flexibility. The compact contraption weighs 20 pounds, and it’s easily stored or transported. You can create your own workouts or select from many videos in Balance Body’s library.

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Arts-Rec Boxing Coach Jacket

$40

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San Diego-based shop Arts-Rec offers an array of skateboarding essentials—from apparel and accessories to decks, wheels and hardware. Further, they stock a bunch of their own branded merchandise. One such item is this Boxing Coach Jacket, which is made from 100% water-resistant nylon taffeta (with a polyester liner), making it useful for strolls, rides in inclement weather and everything in-between. Designed for a relaxed fit, the jacket features two exterior pockets, an interior stash spot and a drawstring hem.

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Elke van den Berg

Mint Watering Pot

$89

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Handcrafted from porcelain, Dutch designer Elke van den Berg’s mint-green watering pot is not just beautiful to look at, but is also ultimately functional. Dishwasher-safe, with a glistening inner-glaze that contrasts its matte outside, the pot features a slim nozzle—making it ideal for watering smaller, indoor plants. And if you’re a notorious plant-killer: it makes for a lovely vase. Price is in Euros.

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The Ergatta Rower

$2200

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Ergatta worked with Rhode Island-based Water Rower to make a custom machine that’s perfectly suited to design-minded fitness enthusiasts. The wooden frame has a rich finish that’s pleasantly complemented by black components, so when not in use it’s easy on the eyes. The rowing action is smooth and friction-free with resistance coming from a paddle that spins in the water tank, making a pleasant whooshing noise. Most important is the screen experience Ergatta created to facilitate instruction, training and competition. The modern and minimal infographics are both useful and motivating which ultimately results in a better workout.

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Hyperice’s sized-down version of their popular Hypervolt percussion therapy tool, the Hypervolt GO, proves helpful for pre-workout use as well as recovery. It seeks to improve range of motion and flexibility, reduce soreness and tension, and enhance muscle performance. The brand’s GO iteration weighs just 1.5 pounds (roughly 30% of the aforementioned original model) and features a 40-watt motor. Three speeds can tackle varying issues, while two heads offer different types of contact. Plus, the device is TSA-approved for carry-on luggage.

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