Luxe Life from the Jul/Aug 2016 issue of Luxury Listings NYC

The best sporty gear for…

TRD New York /
Jul.July 08, 2016 11:00 AM

1. Lights Out

This heavy bag from Killspencer can double as a great conversation starter if you hang it in a prominent position in your living room. Made from pebbled full-grain leather and black hardware, this bag is the most stylish way to get stronger — and tougher. $1,750; from

2. Game, Set, Match

Serious about improving your tennis skills, but not sure how to do it? Babolat’s Play is a smart tennis racquet that allows you to analyze every aspect of your game — from your backstroke to how fast you serve. You can even share your stats with your friends or your coach to compare results. $299; from

3. Racing to the Finish 

Whether you’re biking the Alps at the Tour de France, or just around the Hamptons, Litespeed’s T1SL racing bike will get you there faster than ever before. The bike manages to be even stiffer than previous models, though it is made from incredibly light titanium. Prices start at $4,000; from

4. Sailing Away 

You may not be competing in Rio in August, but you can show your Olympic spirit with this windbreaker, which was made exclusively by Ralph Lauren for Team USA athletes to wear during the games. Not only does it read “USA 2016,” it also comes decorated with scenes inspired by Brazilian beaches. $297; from 

5. A Hole in One

When Callaway wanted to design a new set of irons, they went to the best golfers in the world and asked for their advice. The result is the Apex Pro 16 Irons, which have a soft feel and can give you the most precise shot possible. Prices start at $1,199; from

6. A Snapshot 

Nothing improves your athletic performance like actually seeing your moves, and this camera from Nikon is a powerful but compact option that lets you capture all the action with photos or videos. Bring it with you to your next training session or big game. And make sure to smile. $999; from

7. Riding High

Ride more elegantly with these half-length chaps from Ariat. Their beautiful shape is also very practical; the chaps are crafted from grain-leather and feature a wax finish and elasticated side panel. Slip them on and saddle up for a comfortable and chic ride. $150; from

8. Making a Stand

Everyone from beginners to experienced riders will love this All Star Stand Up paddle board from Starboard, which is designed primarily for racing. A champion in flat water, this board is easy to maneuver but also super quick, especially when you’re traveling downwind. $3,599; from

9. Namaste 

You’ll never be more comfortable in downward facing dog as you will be on this mat from Jade Yoga. The extra thick foam provides a plush and protective cushion, and even better, its made from sustainably-sourced rubber. Trust us, on this mat, your shavasana will feel even sweeter. $124; from

10. Taking Aim

As much as piece of art as it is a firearm, the royal side-by-side shotgun takes fifteen months to produce in Holland & Holland’s factory in England (where the company has been making guns since 1894). Prices start at $115,000; from

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