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15 Great Gifts Under $50 For The Athlete

Got an athlete on your list?


Editor’s Note: The stockings are hung by the chimney with care — now what the hell are you gonna put in there? Ah, stocking stuffers. The little things: extras, last-minute goodies, the old standbys. There’s an endless supply of stocking-size gifts under $50, and picking up the right ones can be a little daunting. Lucky for you, we’ve gathered the best affordable gifts around to please anyone on your list. Need more ideas? Check out all of our Stocking Stuffer Guides.


Fabric Cageless Water Bottle
Because this ultralight water bottle eliminates the need for a bottle cage. 10 GBP

Adjustable Jump Rope
Because jump roping is amazing cardio. $30

The First 20 Minutes by Gretchen Reynolds
Because you should train smart. $13

Ruck It Plates
Because rucking is one of the best workouts around. $25+

Misfit Flash
Because a fitness tracker will change the way he trains. $29

Spurcycle Bell
Because a bike bell is fun, and can save a life. $49

BalanceForm Anti-Burst Slip Resistant Fitness Ball
Because a fitness ball will expand his workout horizons. $30

Umoro One V2
Because a perfectly blended protein shake should be just a push of a button (and a few shakes) away. $34

Icebreaker Pocket Hat
Because the cold won’t let up, and neither will he. $27

Audio Technica ATH-CKP500 SonicSport
Because nothing is more annoying than headphones that fall out constantly. $59

American Giant Essential Short
Because gym shorts are a workout essential. $44

Titleist Personalized Pro V1 Golf Balls
Because 99.99 percent of golf balls look exactly the same. $51

The Gear Patrol Magazine
Because Issue #1 features renowned climber Conrad Anker, the world’s best American rodeo bullfighter, heli-skiing in the Selkirks, and more. $20

GP Store: DSPTCH × Gear Patrol Gym/Work Bag
Because it’s the foundation of a perfect workout setup. $185

GP Store: The Atacama Print (24×20)
Because hoofing it in the desert is great inspiration. $100
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