Any fitness enthusiast—especially those with a fondness for boxing—will confirm the impact and efficiency of jumping rope. Easy and inexpensive, this activity also eschews the need for bulky gear. CROSSROPE’s Get Lean Jump Rope Set (2020) includes the brand’s newest handles, .25-pound and .5-pound ropes (which are offered in multiple lengths and are easily swapped), a carrying pouch and access to the free version of the workout app—everything you need to jump with confidence.
With a portion of the proceeds going to the National Parks Conservation Association, each sale of this sweet Smilin’ Sun Grandpa Hat results in a little more protection for America’s 421 recognized National Parks. Made from 100% cotton twill (and secured with a leather and metal buckle system), the five-panel denim cap features a large, fuzzy sun patch. It’s also embroidered with Parks Project on the side. Further, the cap comes in one size and should fit most adults.
Beloved Long Beach, CA-based roller skate brand Moxi started making skates in 2008 and now routinely sells out of their retro-vibed releases. Available for pre-order (and shipping in November), these Panther Skates feature a drum-dyed suede boot with a curved collar and ankle padding for comfort, high-rebound wheels for outdoor use, and animal-print toe-caps to protect against scuffs. The brand also purveys safety gear for all, as the brand is committed to make “sizes to fit the full spectrum of skater bodies.”
With an emphasis on agility, Gogoro’s Eeyo 1s electric bicycle is a sleek and slim open-frame bike with a smart-pedal-assist system that amplifies the rider’s torque at a natural pace. Rather than relying on a bulky battery-bearing frame, the power hubs are compact and tucked into the hull. The pedal-assisted top speed is 19mph and guarantees a range of 40 miles when fully charged. Plus, at just 26.4 pounds (courtesy of the weight-shedding, Kevlar-lined carbon fiber frame), the Eeyo 1s weighs roughly half as much as most e-bikes, making it a breeze to ride and to carry up and down from your apartment.
One of the two most recents additions to the roster of Swedish electric surfboard producer Radinn, the smaller Carve Tarifa model (measuring 5’10” long) weighs substantially less and offers sharper turning. This is an advanced jetboard option and goes from zero to 25mph in 9.7 seconds. Radinn also lets users customize the board, if they’re seeking longer range or more advanced mobility.
These black and white ribbed crew socks—made in LA by Tuesday Bassen— plainly celebrate what the brand calls the only sports worth watching: women’s. Soft, thick and comfy, the socks are made in one size for all genders.
Made for runners, this long-sleeved shirt by Tracksmith was inspired by the mesh jersey that Bill “Boston Billy” Rodgers wore when he won the 1975 Boston Marathon. Lightweight, breathable and antimicrobial, the polyester/spandex blend (known as the brand’s “2:09 mesh”) is ideal for sweaty jogs. It’s available in navy with an ivory stripe or ivory with a terra cotta stripe, and in sizes small to XL.
Comprising 300mg of high-quality hemp-derived CBD, menthol, arnica and methyl salicylate, Asystem’s Gel Roll-On efficiently addresses lingering aches and pains. The bottle’s cooling stainless steel cryosphere ensures even distribution of the solution, and gentle pressure results in the formula properly penetrating the skin. Unlike lotions, which can be applied unevenly, the roll-on relieves pain more effectively. Plus, Asystem’s recipe—which contains 25% active ingredients—provides relief quickly.
Named “Center,” Round21 and artist Ju Schnee’s collaborative ping pong paddle features a colorful design that clearly marks the middle of the strike zone—where the ball should hit to avoid it careening out of bounds. A vibrant, geometric design adorns one side, while a speckled black and white pattern occupies the other. This high-preformance paddle features an ergonomic grip that lends comfort and control, and a rubber-foam hybrid pad for improved accuracy. Right now, the brand commits 10% of net proceeds to the Public Art Fund.
Independent magazine Orange Crush marries art and the sport of wrestling through written and visual storytelling. Volume #1 features pieces on “The Bad Boy” Joey Janela, painter Carroll Dunham, writer Alissa Bennett, Mexican luchador Mil Mascaras, and more. While professional wrestling and fine art may be an unexpected pairing, the sport’s reliance on art through masks, costumes, props and stage design places it in an ideal position for creative interpretation and experimentation.
Born from a partnership with Pittsburgh-based organization First Mile, Puma’s Erupt Trail running sneakers employ yarns made from plastic pollution collected in Taiwan, Honduras and Haiti. This silhouette is the first from this sustainable collection, but it’s also a continuation of a refresh of the Puma brand that commenced a few years back. Referencing design-forward footwear both past and present, this iteration offers high-performing tread and support systems and plenty of stylish finishing touches.
To celebrate their 25th anniversary, Chrome Industries has released a collection of limited-edition colorways for their iconic Citizen Medal Messenger bag: Old School, Glitter, Checkered Flag, and Neon Splatter. Referencing styles passed and biking motifs of yesteryear, these playful, high-performing bags celebrate the technically-inclined and design-savvy brand. Our personal favorite, Gold Glitter, adds a pop of color to an otherwise all-black bag designed to carry a laptop, sneakers, bike lock, water bottle, and more over one shoulder.
A compilation of both well-known and unpublished photos, Gordon Parks: Muhammad Ali, as the title simply implies, focuses on two instances where the incredible photojournalist (and author, director, and composer) profiled the prolific boxer. In 1966, Parks covered Ali for Life Magazine. In 1970, the pair reconnected for a feature in The Great American Magazine. Intimate and incredibly artistic, the photographed moments represent pivotal points for both parties. Parks, after this string of successful stories, turned to directing, writing, and composing—namely his Blaxploitation genre hit Shaft. Ali, in the throws of vilification across America for his polarizing views on war and race, appears more human in Parks’ pictures. The bulk of these photos predate Ali’s arguably most famous fights—1974’s The Rumble in the Jungle and 1975’s Thrilla in Manila.
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.
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.
Constructed from waxed linen thread and premium leather, this lovely handmade baseball comes adorned subtlety with Shinola’s logo. Made in accurate MLB dimensions (courtesy of manufacturer Leather Head Sports in Glen Rock, NJ) the ball maintains a similar feel to those used in professional games, and will be ideal for pick-up games or on display at home.