For ice-skaters and hockey players, the Re-Edger from A&R Sports offers assistance with several on-the-fly fixes. At one end, a dual-tip ceramic steel sharpener can whet a blade; in the middle, a replaceable honing stone can be used for de-burring. It’s a handy item that’ll even benefit ice sport hobbyists.
The Skateroom and beloved artist Judy Chicago collaborated on this skateboard triptych—a limited edition printing of the artist’s “Return of the Butterfly” lithograph, courtesy of the Jessica Silverman Gallery. Made in an edition of 50, the three boards are seven-ply Grade A Canadian maple. Best of all, 5% of the proceeds will be donated to the Athens-based women in skateboarding non-profit, Free Movement Skateboarding; and an additional 5% will go to Chicago’s arts advocacy non-profit, Through The Flower, thanks to the artist waiving her royalties.
Designed by LA-based art director and designer Sam Jayne, the Happy Games cap is a cheerful play on the Olympic rings. Embroidered onto the six-panel cotton twill cap, is the ever-familiar Olympic logo, but the bottom right ring has broken free, and is a smiley face—serving as a visual reminder to be a good sport.
adidas’ Terrex Free Hiker GTX (in khaki, sesame and olive) fuses the brand’s high-performance capabilities and advanced design with all the prerequisites of a sturdy hiking boot. Primeknit uppers, GORE-TEX lining, and boost cushioning all sit atop the Continental rubber outsole—which provides comfort and stability no matter what’s underfoot. Best of all, the sock-like fit keeps debris, dirt, sand and water out.
Made to celebrate MAAP’s ride with Semi-Racer in Brisbane (Queensland, Australia), the Bunya Brisbane Bramble Cap is part of the brand’s Field ride series—wherein familiar local routes are reimagined. Made in Italy from cotton and featuring a special antibacterial sweatband, the cap is one size fits all, but a scrunched elastic band affords plenty of stretch. Its bright blue, red and pink hues will keep a wearer visible on the roads.
Designed to keep you warm during rides in the coldest months, Pas Normal Studios’ one-size-fits-all neck tube proves heavy enough to combat wind, but is still comfy and flexible. Its Polartec® Power Wool composition means it’s fast-drying and breathable—so sweat won’t get trapped inside. While hand-washing is advised, this accessory shouldn’t retain odor, thanks to merino wool’s antimicrobial traits. Price is in DKK.
An 8.5-inch board dedicated to one of their team members, Canadian skateboarder Dustin Henry, the “Feline Vision” deck from NYC-based Alltimers features a dozen cats staring out with their eyeballs flared in a camera flash. The top is a purple woodgrain and sports the familiar Alltimers martini glass logo. Alltimers boards are of solid enough construction for skating on the street, parks or pools.
At 200+ pages, the sixth issue of Franchise Magazine features reigning NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo (with a focus on his Greek upbringing) as the cover story. UK-based, Nigeria-born photographer Ruth Ossai photographed Giannis alongside his family in their adopted country. Also inside is a profile of Japan-born rising star Rui Hachimura, who is broadening the NBA’s fanbase by drawing attention from his homeland. With this and plenty more content, the magazine proves once again just how global basketball culture really is.
Merchandise from a fictional basketball invitational in 1991, New York Sunshine’s “American Dream On Fire” long-sleeve is printed with nondescript “tribal” patterns that are very reminiscent of the era. Made from 100% cotton, it features a rib-knit collar and comes in sizes small to XL.
Intended only for cold water, LARQ’s Bottle Movement eliminates 99.9999% of contaminants, courtesy of its built-in UV-C LED technology. Available in two sizes (24- and 32-ounce), the smart bottle self-cleans every two hours, but can also be manually prompted with the touch of a button. Made from a lightweight stainless steel, the bottle is ideal for the gym and outdoor adventures.
Made from odor-resistant merino wool, Tracksmith’s Harrier long-sleeve top comes in six colors and happens to be ultra-soft. Antimicrobial, sweat-wicking, fast-drying and warm, it’s an ideal garment for cycling or jogging in the colder months and is still breathable.
In honor of the late Floyd Patterson, “The Gentleman of Boxing,” Saturdays collaborated with Everlast on all-white leather boxing gloves. They’re elegantly adorned with complex crown motifs and sleek black and gold accents. Whether you dare to wear them for a bout or boxing workout, or stow them away as art pieces, these satisfy both athletic and artistic audiences.
Part of an ongoing collaboration between Chinatown Market and Smiley, this tie-dye basketball adds extra flair to anybody’s game. Crafted from composite leather and inflated to official regulation size, this colorful ball affords equal opportunity for performance as it does expression. Best of all, it’ll be nearly impossible to mix this limited-edition ball up with others at pick-up games.
With a 21-inch diameter when open, Georgia Perry’s packable umbrella measure just nine inches in height when folded down. Under the bold printed nylon shield, a black powder-coated steel frame flows into a matte acrylic handle—equipped with a grip for better control in unpleasant conditions. Playful without being gaudy, it also comes with a handy pouch.
Made in Colorado from 1000D Cordura® and 400D nylon, this Topo Designs bike bag is made to be strapped to your handlebars, but doubles as a mini tote. Weatherproof all the way down to its waterproof zipper, the nifty triangle-shaped bag will hold bike tools, as well as a couple small items. With a secret interior pocket and daisy-chain webbing on the outside (making attaching a light easy), it even has a padded base to keep your possessions safer.
Victory Journal shifts its focus for the 17th issue, and centers on outliers and rebels who are changing the sports they play. From an essay about Bushwick’s drag wrestling scene to Kosovo’s emerging gymnastics program, and an interview with self-proclaimed outsider David Shrigley, the insights are fascinating and varied. With plenty of accompanying art and photography, the Victory again proves it’s also a welcome outsider in the world of sports publications.