The Holiday Gift Guide for Athletes

Do you find it nearly impossible to buy a gift for someone who lives an active lifestyle or spends more time on the field than anywhere else? What can you possibly get for someone who is constantly working on their game?

Don’t worry — we have you covered. Here is our holiday gift guide full of the perfect and practical active equipment for the athlete in your life.

2nd Skull Pro Cap — Added Head Protection Never Looked So Cool 

2nd Skull offers protection that athletes deserve without compromising the look and performance that athletes demand. Our 2nd Skull Pro Cap feels like a normal, lightweight skull cap but has innovative XRD panels that absorb impact on contact. It's worn seamlessly beneath a helmet without causing discomfort to the head or restrictions on the helmet’s mobility. Breathable and sized for youth or adults, the 2nd Skull Pro Cap is a must-have for every gridiron great. Not exactly what you’re looking for? Lucky for you, we offer a number of products that meet the needs of athletes across a number of sports and intensity levels.


The North Face Flyweight Duffle — Big Enough to Carry Essential Gear Without Weighing the Player Down 

Every athlete and fitness fiend needs a reliable gym bag, and you can’t do much better than getting them a Flyweight Duffle from The North Face. Durable enough to handle constant use yet lightweight for effortless transportation, this duffle bag features a main compartment, external zippered pocket, and two additional mesh pockets so carry everything from water bottles and towels to an extra set of clothes and shoes. The Flyweight Duffle also comes with a lifetime guarantee, giving your athlete a reliable gym bag that they can use season after season.

Jaybird Tara Pro Wireless Sport Headphones — Audio for Serious Athletes 

The epic endurance of the Tara Pro wireless sport headphones can handle even the most advanced levels of physical activity. An industry-leading battery life, waterproof construction, and premium technology features create one of the best pairs of running headphones on the market today. Perfect for runners and endurance athletes, these wireless sport headphones are a gift they’ll use every day of the year!

S’well Onyx Water Bottle — Handy Hydration in A Bottle Built for Battle 

Once you get your athlete a S’well water bottle, they’ll never use another. The Onyx is constructed with triple-walled stainless steel and features Therma-S’well technology that keeps drinks cold for 24 hours and hot for 12. Eco-friendly and condensation-free, this water bottle was built for the athlete on the move whether they’re headed to the gym, the field, or the office.

PackTowl Lux Fast-Drying Towel — A Luxurious Sports Towel for Post-Game Cool Down 

If you don’t think a towel is a great gift, trust us — the Lux fast-drying towel is such a great resource that your athlete will wonder how they ever worked out without one. Soft microfabric is gentle on the skin and can absorb five-times it’s weight in water. Most importantly, it dries 30 percent quicker than other towels and has built-in odor control to keep the towel smelling fresh even after the heaviest of workouts.

TriggerPoint CORE Foam Roller — Roll from a Workout Straight into Recovery 

Every athlete needs a foam roller — period. The CORE foam roller from TriggerPoint delivers a full-body massage for post-workout muscle recovery. A multi-density GRID foam pattern provides targeted compression that’s softer than other CORE rollers. This roller is great for athletes using it for the first time, those who have sensitive muscles, or someone who is recovering from an injury.

SKLZ Pro Bands Resistance Bands — Make Them Push Their Muscles to The Limit 

Give your athlete the gift of a great workout that they can take with them wherever they go. The SKLZ Pro Bands are available in four different weights to deliver increased tension. Flexibility, speed, strength — these resistance bands will help every athlete build their body for victory.

Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker — Let Them Rock Their Workout 

Whether they get their workout in at home or take their cardio to the streets, give the athlete in your life their own personal exercise soundtrack. The Bose SoundLink Micro Bluetooth Speaker is compact, waterproof, and offers a six-hour battery life, making it the perfect gift for runners and cyclists. They can pair it to their smartphones to play music, make phone calls, and access Siri or Google Assistant as well.

Go forth and check off those last-minute gifts for the people you love who are entirely too hard to shop for. Wishing you a safe and happy holiday season from your friends at 2nd Skull!