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Swiftwick Compression Socks: Nobel Prize Winning Fiber Offers Perfect Moisture Wicking & Fit

Swiftwick Compression Socks: Nobel Prize Winning Fiber Offers Perfect Moisture Wicking & Fit

Swiftwick Socks are truly a unique brand as they really seem to have considered everything when it comes to your compression needs. They offer accommodating sizes, lengths and incredible softness. Our Tech Rep Nick Rivere said the socks are going to “fit like a glove, […]

Salming Race R1 2.0 Squash Shoes Offer High-Performance Technology for Better Play and (hopefully) Fewer Injuries

Salming Race R1 2.0 Squash Shoes Offer High-Performance Technology for Better Play and (hopefully) Fewer Injuries

There is a reason brands pay big money for pro athletes to wear their shoes and use their equipment: These athletes understand what they need in a product, what makes a pair of shoes help them achieve their goals, and what to stay away from. […]

TENNIS Magazine’s Top 2014 Tennis Shoes

TENNIS Magazine’s Top 2014 Tennis Shoes

It’s time for the TENNIS Magazine Shoe Guide 2014 (May/June 2014)! Dozens of players of all levels (recreational to former touring pros) tested tons of shoes and rated them. Then, TENNIS had Dr. Sharnoff, a consulting podiatrist for the WTA Tour, rate each and every […]

2014 French Open Predictions

2014 French Open Predictions

Here at Holabird we are gearing up for the French Open! We’ve made some predictions on which players will emerge victorious. Tell us what you think or add your own, then check back after it’s over to see who was right, who was close and […]

Merrell AllOut Rush Trail Running Shoe Review

Merrell AllOut Rush Trail Running Shoe Review

I was so excited to get these shoes. I’d been looking for a new trail shoe and with their 5 mm lugs, the Merrell AllOut Rush were touted as being great for a variety of trail surfaces. They even won the Women’s Running 2014 Sole […]

WATCH: Salomon Sense Pro Video

WATCH: Salomon Sense Pro Video

Salomon heeded the requests of their sponsored endurance athletes to produce brand new Sense Pro. “Our athletes asked to have a [S-Lab] Sense shoe for every day training,” said Salomon Rep Jamie Heaney. “We answered the call by fusing the S-Lab upper with the Sense […]

Mothers Who Dominated Women’s Tennis

Mothers Who Dominated Women’s Tennis

In honor of upcoming Mother’s Day, we are celebrating three women who triumphed in tennis while having children, starting with Kim Clijsters, the most famous tennis playing mother of the past few decades. In 2011, Kim was at the top of her game, ranked number […]

Salomon Sense Mantra 2 Running Shoes Overview

Salomon Sense Mantra 2 Running Shoes Overview

Having succeeded with the design of the original Sense Mantra, Salomon has made only minimal changes to the updated Sense Mantra 2. The Sense Mantra series is a key player in Salomon’s City Trail line: a collection of running shoes that transition well from trail […]

Salomon S-Lab Sense 3 Ultra Softground

Salomon S-Lab Sense 3 Ultra Softground

Trail enthusiasts who tackle technical terrain at high speeds now have a go-to trail shoe that will suit them well for both training runs and races. Salomon offers the S-Lab Sense 3 Ultra SG for the runner who is looking for a low-profile and lightweight […]

Suunto Ambit 2R: A GPS Watch Designed with Every Runner in Mind

Suunto Ambit 2R: A GPS Watch Designed with Every Runner in Mind

Finnish sport watch manufacturer Suunto has added a new member to the Ambit family: the Ambit2 R. Unlike the Ambit 2 and Ambit2 S, which were designed, respectively, for mountain/trail adventurers and triathletes, the Ambit2 R is designed completely for runners. Whether you’re looking to […]