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New Year New Gear

New Year New Gear

  • These fab finds for on and off the court make it easy to treat yourself—or score a gift for someone you love.
InPickleball Issue 3 | Feature Story | New Year New Gear Product Guid Intro

PLAY TIME

From power paddles to cool court towels, these picks play hard.

1. SOMEONE SOMEWHERE EVERYWHERE BAG

A clever backpack with 17 compartments and a notebook holder for logging game notes post-play. $135.

2. ADIDAS RX20 COMPOSITE PADDLE

The dimensions of this paddle may be standard, but the stylish look is not. $100.

3. THE NETTIE SET DOUBLE PACK

The creator of this bold set got inspired watching her boyfriend’s parents play pickleball in their living room at the start of the pandemic. $125, playnettie.com

4. YETI RAMBLER

30-oz Tumbler with Magslider Lid Double-wall vacuum insulation keeps water cold, coffee hot. $35, yeti.com

5. DOCK & BAY Go Faster Cooling Sports Towel in Rapid Navy and Tempo Brights

Made of 100 percent recycled materials, these pack light and dry fast. $18.


ON THE MOVE

Heading to a pickleball-centric vacation or tournament? Take these along.

1. Away The Bigger Carry-On

The 360-degree spinner wheels make navigating this bag a breeze, and a TSA-approved combination lock keeps your gear extra safe. From $245, awaytravel.com

2. Minted. Dopp Kit

Perfect for holding sunscreen, lip balm, eye drops, and other courtside necessities. Plus they’ll foil-press your monogram onto the leather tag for free. $40, minted.com

3. SportsChic Women’s Vegan Midi Backpack

Carrying a water bottle, hoodie, and the like never looked chicer. $119.

4. Life Elements Recovery CBD Bath Salts

Soak away muscle aches after a long day of dinking with this soothing blend of magnesium chloride and CBD. $18, lifeelements.com

5. LANDER 27-inch Complete Skateboard

Youngsters cheering on your pickleball game will love cruising to and from tourneys on this board made with partially recycled materials. $149.


WEAR THIS!

From rallies to round-robins, it never hurts to up your style game!

1. Athleta Inlet Vest

Brisk weather is no match for this cozy vest. $139, athleta.gap.com

2. PickleballIt State T-Shirt

Collect a T-shirt for every state you’ve played in! From $30, pickleballit.com

3. Swiftwick Flite XT Zero Tab

These sporty socks have moisture-wicking fabric plus AnkleLock technology to support ankles. $16, swiftwick.com

4. TOP KNOT Performance Style

Keep your hair out of your face and high ponytail in place with this magnetic- closure hat with a sweatband lining. $38, topknotinc.com

5. Janji Multipass Sling Bag

This weather-repellent bag with multiple pockets helps you stay organized—and keeps your hands free for practicing. $48, janji.com

6. Knockaround Fast Lanes Sport Rubber nose pads

Keep these super-lightweight shades in place while you’re going for that lob. Bonus: UV400 protection. $25, knockaround.com 


HOME GOODS

Home is where the heart (and recovery day magic) is, especially with these Little helpers.

1. Chatbooks Classic Photo Books

A custom brag book of game memories is a great gift for teammates. From $15 each, chatbooks.com

2. LAFCO Liquid Soap

Wash up post-game with LAFCO’s vegan, sulfate-free liquid soap in calming fragrances like chamomile lavender. $24, lafco.com 

3. Loftie Clock

This alarm clock gets you in a game state of mind with guided meditations—and wakes you for early lessons. $149, byloftie.com

4. DPHUE Apple Cider Vinegar Scalp Scrub

On an off-day, pamper hair with this scrub for a spa-like treatment. $38, dphue.com

5. MOMA Design Store Graziani Italian Ball Candle

Light a pickleball-inspired candle in a festive homage to the sport. $18, store.moma.org

6. RENOO Organic Meditation Cushion Set

Get centered here as you prep for a big game. $195, renoo.life


TOTAL TECH

We’ve got gadgets and gizmos galore, from a speaker to blast tunes at practice to a smart Watch with  pickleball mode.

1. Apple Watch Series 3

This smart watch logs steps, tracks a slew of health metrics, and has a band that won’t interfere with your strokes. From $199, apple.com 

2. Polaroid Now Instant Film Camera

Use the self-timer for a post-game pic of the crew. $120, bhphotovideo.com

3. Jabra Elite 85t Engraved headphones?

Yes, please. These buds deliver amazing sound and superb noise cancellation
so you can get in the zone. From $230, jabra.com

4. Bang & Olufsen Beosound Explore

Turn up the tunes courtside or poolside with this portable waterproof wireless speaker. $199, bang-olufsen.com 

5. Google Nest Hub 2nd Gen

Stream pickleball tutorials or play your favorite pump-up music on Spotify. $100, store.google.com

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