ESPN Holiday Guide: Gifts for athletes


The game clock is ticking down, and you're running out of time to find those perfect gifts that will score a "W" with your family and friends. But don't worry. We're here with the assist. We've collected some great gift ideas sure to score big with all the athletes (and wannabe athletes) on your list.

Wedge bodysurfing handboard

For all ages and sizes, this hand strap comes with a GoPro mount insert. Not only can you ride the waves, but you can also capture every up-close moment. It comes with a leash plug, which means you won't lose it amongst the waves.

$199.99 | eBay.com

Night runner headlights

Running in the dark made easy. These lamps clip on your running shoes and light the way during your night runs. With 270 degrees of visibility, they make you visible to oncoming traffic while brightening what's in front of you. They come with rechargeable batteries with a micro-USB port.

$60 | uncommongoods.com

Wave snorkel

This symmetric snorkel is equipped for open-water swimming, triathlons or snorkeling. It has extended speed vents for choppy water, and the wave edition includes flip caps and long vents. Fit for all sizes.

$149.99 | eBay.com

Scotty Cameron Concept X

You can find one of this winter's hottest golf clubs in select shops. The CX-01 features a Nuckle Neck, while the CX-02 has a low slant Joint Neck -- both light to give the wings more weight.

from $449.00 | eBay.com

Underwater MP3 player

Who doesn't want to listen to music underwater? This FINIS Duo Underwear Bone Conduction MP3 player clips to goggles and produces sound in the water without ear buds. It's perfect for the swimmer in your life. With 4GB of storage, there will be no shortage of songs.

$132.99 | eBay.com

Personalized golf ball marker

There won't be any confusion about whose ball is whose on the green with this personalized marker. More than just engraving, it can be made with grass or sand from the golfer in the house's favorite course.

$20 | dunejewelry.com

Kobe autobiography

Go inside the mind of one of the greatest basketball players of all time in "The Mamba Mentality: How I Play." Perfect to help the aspiring basketball player in your life learn how to excel both mentally and physically.

$21 | eBay.com

Customized team belt

Never worry about having a belt to match your jersey again. Design a belt in your team's colors, and add a name, message or number with personalization options. You can also design a custom ball glove to match.

Youth from $65, adults from $100 | showbelts.com

Flask for your golf bag

Round of golf not going so well? This handy beverage container can be the next accessory for your bag. Wrapped in leather, it contains a bevy of golf necessities, including tees, ball markers and a divot tool.

$26.49 | eBay.com

Gronk massager

If it's strong enough to take on Rob Gronkowski's sore muscles, maybe it's worth a try. With its cordless design, you can enjoy a massage just about anywhere and be back in the game in no time.

$169.99 | brookstone.com