Gifts For The Sporty Teen [Holiday Gift Guide 2010]



The Sporty Teen spends a lot of time outdoors; whether as part of a team or working out solo, they are active motivated to perform. Here are some gifts worthy of the Sporty Teen.

Incipio NGP

Never be late for a game again

The NGP is a wrist-worn carrying case for the new iPod nano. This everyday accessory is durable and rugged, and protects the nano. The Sporty Teen will appreciate keeping the nano close at hand while still having access to all of its features.

The Incipio NGP is available from Incipio for $24.99 in four colors starting mid- to late-November. Additional bands can be purchased for $9.99

Apple iPod nano

Powerful and portable

It’s smaller and lighter than ever. It comes in seven bright colors with a sleek aluminum finish. And the built-in clip keeps your music moving with you. Just clip on the iPod nano and your songs, albums, and playlists are always a tap away — along with a mix-making Genius, a built-in FM radio and more.

iPod nano 8GB is available from Apple for $149.00 in seven colors.

The iPod nano 16GB is available from Apple for $179.00 in seven colors.

Griffin AeroSport

Built to go the distance

AeroSport is the ultimate active armband for the Sporty Teen. The lightweight armband provides amazing comfort without over-tightening, and it keeps all ports and controls accessible.

The AeroSport is available from Griffin for $19.99

Rickshaw Commuter 2.0

The ultimate bag for the active lifestyle

The Commuter 2.0 is the ultimate computer bag to hold your whole life (and then some) while commuting on bike, foot, train or scooter. The Commuter 2.0 laptop bag has a plethora of pockets and organizational nooks-and-crannies, and includes a removable sleeve that holds up to a 15″ MacBook Pro. This bag is custom made to last, and comes in numerous colors.

The Rickshaw Commuter 2.0 Messenger Bag is available from Rickshaw for $150.00

Speakal MiSoccer

A speaker fit for an athlete

MiSoccer is both a speaker and a docking station for the iPod, and comes with a handy remote. Its three speakers are positioned for maximum sound distribution.

MiSoccer is available from Speakal for $119.99 in three colors

Kodak Playsport Zx3

Relive those best games in HD

Never miss that winning shot again with the Kodak Playsport Zx3. Film in HD and without the blur because the Playsport is designed for the extremes. From the waves, to the slopes, to the mud-soaked soccer fields the Playsport has an appetite for adventure and can plunge up to 10 feet under water while still filming.

The Kodak Playsport Video Camera Zx3 is available from Kodak for $149.95 in three colors.

Koss KSC75

Outstanding sound on the move

The Koss KSC75 Stereophones clip comfortably over the ear. The pivoting cans provide a adjustable fit and foam ear cushions provide comfort. They’re big, and they pack a punch both visually and aurally.

The Koss KSC75 is available from Koss for $19.99.

Hundred Pushup App

Ace that PE requirement in six weeks

Sporty Teens will appreciate this six-week training program that will increase strength and impress their friends. Follow this plan with plenty of discipline and 30 minutes a week to master 100 pushups.

The Hundred Pushup app is available from iTunes for $1.99