Nike’s Be True Collection Aims to Support The LGBTQ+ Community

Championing inclusivity within sports, the brand hopes to help make change

Plenty of brands wave their rainbow flags during Pride, leading many to valid cynicism surrounding pinkwashing for profit. Though Nike has released their annual Be True collection for 2022—featuring an SB Dunk Low, a Cortez, an Oneonta sandal and a bunch of apparel—the athletic brand actively supports the LGBTQ+ community behind the scenes, as well. Unlike other brands, Nike does not affix charitable financial support …

Play Two Padel Racket

For those interested in taking up the emerging global sport padel (a hybrid of tennis and squash), TWOTWO’s minimalist Play Two padel racket—developed by Swedish product designer Fredrik Magnusson—has a shape and construction that work to increase power and control. A signature heart-shaped design cuts vibration to lessen arm fatigue, a seven-degree curve optimizes smooth moves, non-aerodynamic edges improve swing and a 100% carbon frame supports power …

Holiday Gift Guides 2021: The Great Outdoors

Equipment and apparel for all your outside adventures

Over the past couple years, we have spent more and more time at our desks, on our phones and indoors in general. But the importance of getting outside cannot be understated—for the body and the mind. Whether your idea of an outdoor sport is walking to the park on a cold morning, cycling to the beach or camping for days in the wilderness, there’s plenty …