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Top 55 Sports Trends in August

From Shareable Olympic Medals to Architectural Cycling Gear

— August 27, 2017 — Lifestyle
After the doldrums that are the sports world in July, the August 2017 sports trends show that sports are heading back towards excitement. Baseball is past the all star break, and teams are gearing up for the playoffs by acquiring impact players at the trade deadline. The NFL has begun its training camps, and plenty of one-off events are set to take place as well.

One of the most hyped sporting events of the year is set for August: the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight. Though McGregor is almost certain to lose in a boring bout, it hasn't stopped the world from taking notice and making both pugilist and fighter rich beyond the imaginings of any human. The August 2017 sports trends reflect that public interest, with boxing gear for consumers like the Hysko wearable sparring sensor making the list.
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Biometric Stadium Security Systems
Biometric Stadium Security Systems
StadiumGuard Uses Vein Scanners to Prevent Rowdy Crowds
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Extreme Sports Drones
Extreme Sports Drones
The Airdog 2 is Designed for Photographing and Filming Extreme Sports
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Pro Sports Rewards Apps
Pro Sports Rewards Apps
'My One Buffalo' Gives Sabres and Bills Fans Integrated Features
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Tech-Infused Hula Hoops
Tech-Infused Hula Hoops
The VHOOP Fitness Device is an App-Enabled Hula Hoop
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Laser-Engraved Bicycle Toolkits
Laser-Engraved Bicycle Toolkits
'ToolB' Makes Trail-Side Repairs Quickly, Easily and in Style
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Marshmallow-Flavored Energy Gels
Marshmallow-Flavored Energy Gels
GU Energy Labs' Newest Product Boasts a Toasted Marshmallow Taste
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Urban eSports Leagues
Urban eSports Leagues
Overwatch League Will be a City-Based Professional eSports League
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Mountain Biking Social Networks
Mountain Biking Social Networks
MTBNB is a Social Network Dedicated to Off-Road Cycling
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Indigenous Athletic Campaigns
Indigenous Athletic Campaigns
'Team 88' Promotes the Benefits of Sport at the Toronto 2017 NAIG
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Smart Baseball Swing Sensors
Smart Baseball Swing Sensors
'Blast Baseball' Gives Players and Coaches Advanced Swing Metrics
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Strong Sparring Sensors
Strong Sparring Sensors
Hysko is a Wearable Punch Tracker for Training Pugilists
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Individuality-Focused Sportswear Campaigns
Individuality-Focused Sportswear Campaigns
This New Under Armour Campaign Was Dubbed 'Unlike Any'
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Glass Pool Tables
Glass Pool Tables
This 'X1 Everest' Pool Table Features a Special Coating That Mimics Fabric
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Modular Dart Defense Systems
Modular Dart Defense Systems
'Blaster Boards' Click Together to Make a Custom Nerf War Bunker
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Shareable Olympic Medals
Shareable Olympic Medals
The Paris 2024 Olympic Medals were Designed by Philippe Starck
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Eco Sports Team Diapers
Eco Sports Team Diapers
The Honest Company MLB Team Diapers Celebrate America's Favorite Pastime
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Warm Lightweight Sleeping Bags
Warm Lightweight Sleeping Bags
Mountain Hardwear's Ghost Whisperer Bag is Inspired by a Jacket
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Record-Breaking Helmet Designs
Record-Breaking Helmet Designs
Team GB's Rio 2016 Helmet is the World's Fastest Cycling Helmet
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AR Jersey Apps
AR Jersey Apps
The Kings + Golden 1 Center App Shares the Look of the Team's New Nike Jerseys
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Inflatable Training Slopes
Inflatable Training Slopes
The Progression Airbag Mimics a Slope to Help Athletes Train in Summer
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Senior Endorsement Deals
Senior Endorsement Deals
For Miracle Whip's 84th Birthday, It Endorsed a Senior's Basketball Team
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Folding Children's Helmets
Folding Children's Helmets
Closca's Collapsible Helmet for Kids Comes with Decorative Stickers
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Open-Source Sport Robots
Open-Source Sport Robots
The 'BADDY' Badminton Robot is Suitable for Players of All Skill Levels
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In-Bar Ice Baths
In-Bar Ice Baths
Amstel's 'Cold Tub Pub' Will Refresh Cyclists After the Prudential Ride London
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Caryall Water Bottles
Caryall Water Bottles
'Sweat Rush' is the a Water Bottle That Carries Your Essentials
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Protective Communication Helmets
Protective Communication Helmets
The 'Triumph' Helmet Incorporates a Two-Way Radio into the Design
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Aquatic Board Carriers
Aquatic Board Carriers
The 'Shore Ride' Board Carrier Can be Pulled or Attached to Your Bike
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Conscious Team Jerseys
Conscious Team Jerseys
The New Nike and NBA's Jerseys Will Be Made of Recycled Water Bottles
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Tough Climbing Backpacks
Tough Climbing Backpacks
Mountain Hardwear's Multi-Pitch Bags are for Rock Climbers
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Sustainable Stand-Up Paddle Boards
Sustainable Stand-Up Paddle Boards
This 'Surftech' Paddle Board Uses Eco-Friendy 'BLOOM' Foam
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Architectural Cycling Gear
Architectural Cycling Gear
Norman Foster Joined Forces with Rapha for a New Line of Sportswear
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Rampant Lioness Logos
Rampant Lioness Logos
The National Dutch Women's Soccer Team Recently Received a Logo Redesign
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DNA-Based Weight Loss Plans
DNA-Based Weight Loss Plans
'Lose It' Creates a Personalized Fitness Plan Based on a Saliva Sample
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Arcade-Inspired Golf Games
Arcade-Inspired Golf Games
The 'PuttSkee' Skee Ball Golf Game Can be Played Anywhere You Want
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Water Sports Walkie-Talkies
Water Sports Walkie-Talkies
The SeaTalkie Can Keep You Safe and Connected Even in the Water
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Immersive Sports Subway Cars
Immersive Sports Subway Cars
Taipei Transformed Its Subway Cars to Promote 'Universiade'
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Sports Team-Inspired Sneakers
Sports Team-Inspired Sneakers
The Nike Air Presto Dolphins Reflect the Miami Dolphins' Team Colors
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Basketball Training Nets
Basketball Training Nets
The Dr. Dish iC3 Basketball Shot Trainer Helps Improve Your Game
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Dual-Purposed Bike Locks
Dual-Purposed Bike Locks
The Translok is a Solution to Two Common Cycling Problems
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Cold Brew Coffee Shots
Cold Brew Coffee Shots
Bizzy Coffee Shots Deliver a Burst of Energy Without the Addititves
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Community-Uniting Yoga Events
Community-Uniting Yoga Events
The Lole White Tour 2017 Will Be Stopping in Toronto and Montreal
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Infused Glass Surfboards
Infused Glass Surfboards
'Varial Infused Glass' Makes for Lighter, Stronger Surfboards
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Chic UV Protection Activewear
Chic UV Protection Activewear
The SPIRITUS Activewear Clothes Have Permanent Odor Protection
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Foldable Pull-Up Bars
Foldable Pull-Up Bars
The FLEXR Lets You Workout Virtually Anywhere
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Technical Sports Bras
Technical Sports Bras
Nike Flyknit Sports Bras Use the Same Technology as the Revolutionary Shoes
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Kid-Friendly Obstacle Courses
Kid-Friendly Obstacle Courses
The 'Mud Mania' Obstacle Course Lets Kids Get a Bit Dirty
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Empowering Footwear Stores
Empowering Footwear Stores
This ASICS' Store Concept Helps Consumers Understand Their Own Needs
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Intelligent Golf Training Equipment
Intelligent Golf Training Equipment
The Tyche T1 Golf Training Tool Alternates Between Lessons
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Free-Standing Bike Storage
Free-Standing Bike Storage
This Indoor Bicycle Storage Can Hold a Bike and Its Accessories
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Accessorized Cycling Helmets
Accessorized Cycling Helmets
The 'Villager Helmet' Comes with Three Changeable Visor Options
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Injury-Preventing Sports Wearables
Injury-Preventing Sports Wearables
The 'KeenBrace' Enhances Training and Workouts
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Social Media Sneaker Sales
Social Media Sneaker Sales
Nike and Instagram Teamed Up to Sell Sporting Goods to Younger Buyers
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Fitness-Fused Retail Stores
Fitness-Fused Retail Stores
'Runner Camp' Fuses Fitness with Retail in Shanghai
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Respiratory Performance Masks
Respiratory Performance Masks
The 'TrainingMask 3.0' Breathing Trainer Improves Lung Performance
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Motorized Levitating Surfboards
Motorized Levitating Surfboards
This Floating Surfboard Effortlessly Hovers Above the Water
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