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100 Gift Ideas for Athletes

From Tech-Infused Polo Shirts to Sweat-Proof Headphones

— November 27, 2015 — Lifestyle
Gift ideas for athletes include everything from performance-enhancing gear like a smart sleeves that tracks basketball shots to the right wearable device to keep track of one's larger lifestyle patterns. Whether the person you are shopping for is a professional or amateur, there are plenty of niche gift options for their preferred area of sporting expertise.

Poleplant is a brand offering bamboo ski and hiking poles handmade in the French Alps. The unique skiing accessory is a great conversation starter and would be sure to delight any avid skier.

Additionally, the Rapha x Bang & Olufsen Headphones are a high-endurance set specifically designed for cyclists. Sweat-proof and stylish, the Rapha x Bang & Olufsen Headphones would make a great gift for anyone who likes to get lost in music at the gym.
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Football-Inspired Headphones
Football-Inspired Headphones
These Headphones by ROC LLL & Monster Products Celebrate the Sport
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99
Temperature-Sensitive Running Gear
Temperature-Sensitive Running Gear
The Nike Therma Sphere Apparel Line Reacts to Body Heat
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98
Joint-Improving Leggings
Joint-Improving Leggings
The KNEE-Tec Pants are Designed to Help Support Aching Joints
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97
Athletic Sock Collections
Athletic Sock Collections
The NBA and Stance Hoops Joined Forces for a New Sock Collection
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96
Digital Coaching Smartwatches
Digital Coaching Smartwatches
Onyx Motion is Building Android Wear-Based Coaching Solutions
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95
Gradient Sport Cleats
Gradient Sport Cleats
The New Balance Furon Deep Orchid Sneakers Are Form-Fitting
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94
Navigating Ski Gloves
Navigating Ski Gloves
This Winter Sport Necessity Tracks Movements on the Slopes
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93
Vibrant Running Watches
Vibrant Running Watches
These New Baby-G Watches are Perfect for Helping Beat Personal Best Times
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92
Helmet-Mounted WiFi
Helmet-Mounted WiFi
The iON Air Pro 3 Wearable WiFi Camera is Perfect for Adventure Travel
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91
Logo-Free Activewear
Logo-Free Activewear
This Line of High-Quality Sportswear Features No Visible Branding
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90
Effortless Athletic Kits
Effortless Athletic Kits
The Leandra Medine x Outdoor Voices Athletic Clothing Needs No Styling
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89
Collaborative Sportswear Glasses
Collaborative Sportswear Glasses
Nike Teamed Up with Kevin Durant to Create a Vibrant Eyewear Line
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88
Nutrition Supplement Pods
Nutrition Supplement Pods
Podlife Introduces an Easier Way to Take Vitamins and Stay Healthy
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87
Activity-Tracking Smartwatches
Activity-Tracking Smartwatches
The Garmin Vivoactive Allows Users to Customize Their Exercise Type
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86
Heart Rate-Tracking Watches
Heart Rate-Tracking Watches
The Basis Band and App is a Convenient Health Monitor
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85
Synced Skipping Ropes
Synced Skipping Ropes
The Sophia Fitness Tracker Stores Your Stats and Encourages Live Challenges
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84
Performance-Enhancing Insoles
Performance-Enhancing Insoles
These Carbon-Fiber Insoles Give Users Greater Propulsion
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83
Iconic Bluetooth Headphones
Iconic Bluetooth Headphones
The A-Audio Icon Headphones Deliver Unparalleled Rich Sound
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82
Game-Improving Wristbands
Game-Improving Wristbands
Play Racket Sports Like the Pros with the Pulse Play Wristband
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81
Waterproof Athletic Jackets
Waterproof Athletic Jackets
The Patagonia Refugitive Jacket is Made for All Sorts of Adventuring
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80
High Top Athletic Sneakers
High Top Athletic Sneakers
These Nike High Tops are a Remake of the Classic Cortez Model
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79
Auto-Adjusting Waistbands
Auto-Adjusting Waistbands
The Emiota Belty Will Expand and Contract Along with Your Midsection
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78
Techie Kicking Games
Techie Kicking Games
This Hi-Tech Shuttlecock Tracks Players' Activity and Shares It
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77
Hoop-Shooting Trackers
Hoop-Shooting Trackers
The ShotTracker Analyzes Basketball Players' Shooting
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76
Fitness Super Watches
Fitness Super Watches
The Fitbit Surge is a Technology-Packed Wearable Fitness Tracking Device
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75
Energizing Skincare Creams
Energizing Skincare Creams
Sportmetics' Face Cream Products Help to Revitalize Skin Post-Workout
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74
Heat-Activated Soccer Boots
Heat-Activated Soccer Boots
The Hypervenom Phantom Transform is Made for the Deceptive Player
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73
Swimming Sport Watches
Swimming Sport Watches
This Sleek Performance Watch is Designed for Swimmers
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72
Breakthrough Golf Shoes
Breakthrough Golf Shoes
The Nike TW '15s Raise the Bar For Golf Shoe Innovation
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71
Aquatic Jetpacks
Aquatic Jetpacks
The X2 Sport Underwater Jet Pack Provides Ample Power When Below the Surface
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70
Health-Promoting Brews
Health-Promoting Brews
Work Out and Still Enjoy Having a Cold One with Lean Machine Ale
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69
Smart-Tech Polo Helmets
Smart-Tech Polo Helmets
The 'Armis' Polo Helmet is Equipped with a Built-In Crash Sensor
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68
Customizable Women's Golf Shoes
Customizable Women's Golf Shoes
The Women's Nike Lunar Control Features Lunarlon Technology
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67
Pulse-Reading Jogging Jewelry
Pulse-Reading Jogging Jewelry
The Sport Pulse Ring is a Heart-Monitoring Jogging Accessory
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66
Bamboo Ski Poles
Bamboo Ski Poles
The 'Poleplant' Provides Sustainable Poles That are Perfect for Skiing or Hiking
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65
Elite Golf Apparel
Elite Golf Apparel
The Latest Nike Golf Looks Make Up the Spring 2015 Collection
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64
Tortoise Water Reservoirs
Tortoise Water Reservoirs
The Bionic Hydration Backpack Collects Moisture for Desert Drinking
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63
Personal Trainer Fitness Trackers
Personal Trainer Fitness Trackers
The Moov Fitness Tracker is an All-in-One Personal Trainer
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62
Sweat-Proof Headphones
Sweat-Proof Headphones
The Rapha x Bang & Olufsen Headphones Are Designed for Cyclists
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61
Calming Athletic Gear
Calming Athletic Gear
This Hoodie for Relaxing Helps Athletes Feel More Tranquil After Competing
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60
Futuristic Snowboard Bindings
Futuristic Snowboard Bindings
The XON Snow-1 Provides Feedback On Snowboarding Performance
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59
Slide-Friendly Tennis Shoes
Slide-Friendly Tennis Shoes
The Nike Zoom Cage 2 Makes Sliding Into Shots Easier
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58
Workout-Enhancing Mouthpieces
Workout-Enhancing Mouthpieces
This New Age Performance Mouthpiece Promises More Strength & Balance
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57
Hybrid Fitness Watches
Hybrid Fitness Watches
Withings Launched Activite Pop at CES 2015 as an Affordable Fitness Tracker
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56
Cardio-Monitoring Bicycle Kits
Cardio-Monitoring Bicycle Kits
This Heart Rate-Measuring E-Bike Kit Helps Achieve Fitness Targets
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55
Digital Boxing Gloves
Digital Boxing Gloves
The Puncho Tracks the Strength of Its User and Shares Stats Through an App
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54
Plastic-Free Waterbottles
Plastic-Free Waterbottles
This Mesh Bottle is Made From a Recycled Milk Jug
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53
Sporty Tracking Smartwatches
Sporty Tracking Smartwatches
The Magellan Echo Fit Made an Appearance At CES 2015
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52
Sneaker-Compatible Skates
Sneaker-Compatible Skates
The On Wheelz Platform Converts Sneakers Into Skates
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51
Sweater-Inspired Slippers
Sweater-Inspired Slippers
The Nike Benassi JDI QS Tech Fleece Sliders Are Relaxed Yet Lux
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50
Avid Adventurer Smartwatches
Avid Adventurer Smartwatches
The Suunto Kailash Collection Provides a Multitude of Travel Features
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49
Effortless Active Shorts
Effortless Active Shorts
ADAY's Active Combine Sports Performance with Easy Street Style
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48
Durable Outdoor Smartwatches
Durable Outdoor Smartwatches
The H3 Seabear Smartwatch is For Outdoor Lovers
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47
Audio-Enabled Fitness Trackers
Audio-Enabled Fitness Trackers
The 'Moov Now' Provides Real-Time Coaching Feedback
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46
Shock-Absorbing Shoes
Shock-Absorbing Shoes
The Enko Shoes Are Loaded With Spring-Coils
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45
Blacked Out Soccer Shoes
Blacked Out Soccer Shoes
The Nike Academy Black Pack Pays Tribute to Academy Players
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44
Football Training Jackets
Football Training Jackets
The Nike Revolution was Created with the Help of Hundreds of Athletes
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43
Tech-Infused Polo Shirts
Tech-Infused Polo Shirts
The Ralph Lauren Polo Tech Shirt Merges Fashion and Technology
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42
Bike Helmet Visors
Bike Helmet Visors
The Bouclier is a Bike Helmet Attachment that Blocks 98 Percent of UV Rays
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41
Intense Athletic Headphones
Intense Athletic Headphones
Livv's Wireless Sports Headphones are Designed for Rigorous Training
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40
Wool-Infused Activewear
Wool-Infused Activewear
The Vie Active Urban Warrior Collection Incorporates Atypical Fabrics
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39
Two-Piece Yoga Mats
Two-Piece Yoga Mats
The KangaMat is a Light and Flexible Travel Yoga Mat System
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38
High-Support Sports Bras
High-Support Sports Bras
The Hero Edition Brings a U-back Design to the Nike Pro Bra Collection
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37
Motor-powered Fitness Bottles
Motor-powered Fitness Bottles
The ROTO Eliminates Lumps from Post-Workout Shakes
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36
Stylishly Lightweight Trainers
Stylishly Lightweight Trainers
Nike's Flyknit Zoom Agility Provides Speed, Comfort and Bold Colors
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35
Ultra-Flexible Gym Shoes
Ultra-Flexible Gym Shoes
The Nike Free Trainer 5.0 Boasts Six Separate Flex Points in the Midsole
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34
Motion Capture Sportswear
Motion Capture Sportswear
The Tracky Apparel Uses Motion Sensors to Assess Your Performance
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33
Evolved Running Shoes
Evolved Running Shoes
The Nike Free Collection Harnesses a Runner's Natural Motion
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32
Pocket-Sized Fishing Rods
Pocket-Sized Fishing Rods
The Tenkara Pocket Fly Fishing Rod is Small Enough to Bring Anywhere
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31
Sports Supplement Packaging
Sports Supplement Packaging
The Nativetech by Siemalab Line Boasts Vibrant Typographic Branding
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30
Fashion-Forward Watersport Outfits
Fashion-Forward Watersport Outfits
The Cynthia Rowley Wetsuit Collection Brings Style to Surf
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29
Cushioned Running Shoes
Cushioned Running Shoes
The Nike Flyknit Lunar 3 is Extremely Lightweight and Supportive
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28
Graffiti Artist Activewear
Graffiti Artist Activewear
The Fabletics x Stash Collection Brings an Urban Touch to Fitness Looks
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27
Specialized Fitness Trackers
Specialized Fitness Trackers
The Notch Movement Capture Sensors is More Stylish and Precise
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26
Pose-Perfecting Yoga Mats
Pose-Perfecting Yoga Mats
The 'Atmananda Yoga Mat' is an Exercise Tool for Improving Alignment
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25
Luxury Dive Watches
Luxury Dive Watches
The CLERC Hydroscaph GMT Power-Reserve is a Peerless Exploration Machine
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24
Holographic Skipping Ropes
Holographic Skipping Ropes
An LED Jump Rope Displays Your Workout Stats As the Cord Whips Past You
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23
Ultramodern Golf Attire
Ultramodern Golf Attire
The Nike Golf Club Collection Features Apparel for the Modern Golfer
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22
Smart Ski Helmets
Smart Ski Helmets
Forcite Alpine is the First Ever Smart Helmet for Snow Sports
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21
Advanced Athletic Underwear
Advanced Athletic Underwear
SAXX Underwear Boasts Extreme Comfort for a Range of Activities
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20
Plant-Based Sports Supplements
Plant-Based Sports Supplements
MyVegies Provides Totally Vegetarian Sports Nutrition Products
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19
Affordable Fitness Smartbands
Affordable Fitness Smartbands
The Razer Nabu X Was Introduced At CES 2015
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18
Unrestricted Running Sandals
Unrestricted Running Sandals
The NikeLab Free Rift Sandal is a Flexible Footwear Hybrid
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17
Special Pastel Sneakers
Special Pastel Sneakers
The Nike Basketball Easter Collection is Bright and Happy for the Holiday
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16
Vibrant Neon Running Shoes
Vibrant Neon Running Shoes
The Nike Flyknit Racer Sneaker is Introduced in Four Fresh Colorways
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15
Diamond-Embossed Sneakers
Diamond-Embossed Sneakers
The Nike Air Trainer Cruz Features a Textured Geometric Pattern
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14
Illuminating Running Shoe Lights
Illuminating Running Shoe Lights
The Night Runner Shoe Lights Make It Safer To Run At Night
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13
Athletic Swimsuit Collections
Athletic Swimsuit Collections
The Lululemon Swim Line Introduces Stylish and Sporty Designs
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12
Lightweight Summer Shoes
Lightweight Summer Shoes
The Jordan Eclipse is Inspired By Classic Jordan Shoes
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11
Alignment-Aiding Yoga Mats
Alignment-Aiding Yoga Mats
The Liforme Mat Helps with Alignment in a Yoga Pose Practice
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10
Flattering Yoga Leggings
Flattering Yoga Leggings
Nina B Roze's Heart Butt Collection Focuses on Style and High Performance
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9
Colorful Crochet Shoes
Colorful Crochet Shoes
Nike Women's Flyknit Footwear Focuses on Minimalism and Functionality
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8
Wristworn Water Bottles
Wristworn Water Bottles
The Wrist Drink Band Offers Hands-Free Hydration
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7
Sandwich-Inspired Shoes
Sandwich-Inspired Shoes
The KD7 PB&J is Inspired By Kevin Durant's Favorite Childhood Snack
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6
Fast Activewear Fashion
Fast Activewear Fashion
The H&M Sport Collection is Affordable, Comfortable and Stylish
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5
Superhero Sport Baselayers
Superhero Sport Baselayers
Nike Hyperwarm Flex is "The Most Technical First Layer in Sport"
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4
Collapsible Bike Helmets
Collapsible Bike Helmets
The Closca Fuga Collapses Down Like a Camping Cup
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3
Layerable Fitness Fashion
Layerable Fitness Fashion
The Nikelab x JFS Women's Training Collection is Incredibly Versatile
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2
Shock-Absorbing Running Shoes
Shock-Absorbing Running Shoes
Enko Sneakers Conserve the Energy You Put into Each Stride and Step
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1
Minimalist Basketball Shoes
Minimalist Basketball Shoes
The Nike Kobe X Fundamentals is Inspired by His On-Court Philosophy
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