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 …

South Africa’s “Boxing Grannies”

Training twice a week with their coach Claude Maphosa, South Africa’s “gogos” are older women who are learning to box for the benefit of their health. Dubbed “Boxing Grannies,” these badass ladies are finding that many of their ailments are disappearing and they’re feeling healthier and stronger than ever. Apparently the classes have been so popular, Maphosa is planning to organize more in other areas. …

Photographer Jason M Peterson + Overthrow Boxing

All the grit and grandeur of the Bleecker Street club captured in black and white

As a sport of force, stamina and speed, boxing delivers many impassioned moments that aren’t easily captured in all their glory. Photographer Jason M Peterson—Creative Chairman of North America at Havas and an acclaimed Instagrammer who just crossed one million followers—spent time at NYC’s Overthrow Boxing Club to attempt exactly that. The resulting black and white images, shared here, demonstrate concise emotionalism, structure within structure …