Holiday Gift Guides 2019: Sportsball

Some of our favorite equipment, apparel and more for active people

As we all seem to spend more and more time at our desks and on our phones, the importance of getting outdoors and moving our bodies cannot be understated. From swimsuits to boxing gloves and skateboards, there are plenty of practical pieces available in our Sportsball Gift Guide. But we have included many other items, from notecards to magazines and books, to provide some (oftentimes …

Test Ride: Hoverboard Technologies’ Hoverboard

Riding around on the latest self-balancing, one-wheeled wonder

The market for rechargeable rides seems to be booming as of late, especially in the self-balancing skateboard sector where new options pop up every month or so. We’ve previously covered the Onewheel, which—like its name suggests—is a board that balances itself around a wide, central tire and provides forward or backward propulsion through a gyroscopic motor. A new entrant in the category, Hoverboard Technologies, offers …

Rolling into the Future on Onewheel

A self-balancing electric board that can be tailored for specific riders and road conditions

Now that 2015—the year that “Back to the Future” predicted hoverboards would hit the streets—is upon us, Future Motion Inc. has brought the dream of the space-age mode of transportation a little closer with Onewheel. A self-balancing electric board that relies on a single motor-propelled inflatable go-cart wheel for motion, Onewheel borrows from both skateboarding and snowboarding for a totally unique riding experience that’s thrilling …