- Dec 8, 2018
If you are buying for a performance-driven individual in your life, these gifts for athletes will give you a good idea of what is out there. The list includes some sports-inspired apparel that is not necessarily ultra-functional but can serve as a sleek and comfortable piece for the everyday wardrobe. An example of this would be clothsurgeon's 'Past Present' casualwear collection which was launched in conjunction with the 2018 World Cup.

Other products, however, prove to be worthwhile gifts for athletes as they are focused on optimizing performance, training and enhancing recovery rates — from 2XU's high-end compression wear to athletic ability-measuring wearables like the Konnect Speed.

While most products in this list are kept pretty general and can be adapted to hiking, running and the like, some are more sport-specific like 'P-rouette' — a pair of pain-reducing, 3D-printed ballet shoes.

From Aerodynamic Athlete Shoes to High Performance Compression Tights: