Chance’s Bloom Basketball—a vibrant lilac, covered in large multicolored flowers—recalls the blossoming of spring and the beauty of growth over perfection. While eye-catching, it’s more than a positive prompt and is made from premium rubber material intended for indoor or outdoor use. Its pebble pattern offers stronger grip control and a Butyl bladder locks in air, ensuring optimal ball pressure and consistent bounce.
Jon Julio’s Them Skates collaborated with Brain Dead to produce the Blue Brain Dead Them 909 inline skates. The union, in partnership with SSENSE, is part of the trio’s Futuristic Shred Technology, a collection celebrating the community that inline skating culture fosters. The UFS street skating frame (made by Julio and Kyle Sola) is crafted from injection-mold, glass-filled nylon. The Them Liner is fitted with V4 upgrades, like re-positioned heels and increased padding for better security. And, like the skating advancements, the blue and white design pattern is strikingly dynamic.
Bright and breathable, MAAP’s Allied Cap is a 100% cotton cycling cap perfect for riding even in the hottest temperatures. The Melbourne, Australia-based brand combines their signature comfort fit, a striking color combination of electric blue, khaki, orange, lilac and neon green, and lightweight Italian fabrics for a functional yet fun addition to any ride. Price is in Australian dollars.
From beloved cult favorite Telfar (the eponymous label of Telfar Clemens) comes the Team Liberia collection. Worn by the Liberian Olympic team, the performance line features midriff jerseys, cut-out sweatpants, deconstructed T-shirts and more. One of the more classic items, the track shorts, come in two colorways (navy or sand) and are crafted from a polyester/elastane blend for flexibility. Ideal for running, working out or hanging out, they feature hidden pockets and cut a retro silhouette.
Beloved Finnish apparel, homeware and textile brand Marimekko has teamed up with adidas for a vast collection of workout gear and everyday clothing. From swimsuits to sneakers, each item features Marimekko’s trademark patterns. The Ultraboost DNA + Marimekko sneakers combine playful polka dots with adidas performance. Crafted without any virgin polyester, they’re made from Primeblue (a recycled material made in collaboration with Parley Ocean Plastic) and are lightweight, sturdy and comfortable.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With a subtle pink stripe across the merino wool cuff, Rapha’s winter gloves are otherwise entirely black. These cozy but durable (and water-resistant) gloves provide insulation on the back of the hand, while the abrasion-resistant suede palm features padding for comfort. Inside, they are fleece-lined for warmth. Rapha also offers free repairs on their products.