Posts Tagged ‘ Sporting Goods ’

New Outdoor Sports Craze: Slacklining

August 15, 2011    |    By +
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New Outdoor Sports Craze: Slacklining

Outdoor Retailer Summer Market (a.k.a “OR”) is the world’s largest outdoor sports industry gathering! This is THE place to find the hot products, the latest trends and see the “coming soon” goods from over 1000 outdoor lifestyle brands. The trick for a Gift Guru is to find the fun, unique, helpful and ultimately “gift-able”... Read more »


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Day One: Outdoor Retailer Summer Expo

August 4, 2011    |    By +
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Day One: Outdoor Retailer Summer Expo

We’ve sent our intrepid Gift Guru, Dan T to Salt Lake City for the annual Outdoor Retailer Summer Expo. Being an outdoor enthusiast and veteran product expert, Dan will be scouting out all the latest trends and cool products for the active and outdoor lifestyle that will be coming out for 2011. And of... Read more »


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Summer Camping Essentials

June 22, 2011    |    By +
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Summer Camping Essentials

Last weekend I had the pleasure of taking a camping trip in upstate New York to stay in a friends remote cabin. The scenery was beautiful, the stars were bright and the mosquitoes were aplenty.  Full disclosure: I’m not exactly what you would call an “outdoorsy” person. This mantra perfectly sums up my general... Read more »


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Your Own Personal Trainer

December 23, 2010    |    By +
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Your Own Personal Trainer

Don’t look now, but 2011 is pretty much here. As we flip the calendar page late next week, many will be compelled to get their New Year’s resolutions out of the concept phase and into the action phase. My resolution(s) will certainly have to do with keeping active and doing a lot of running,... Read more »


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Gift Guru’s Run the New York Marathon

November 11, 2010    |    By +
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Gift Guru’s Run the New York Marathon

I was one of two Gifts.comers (shout out to our speedy tech wizard Michael B.!!) who finished the ING New York City Marathon over the weekend.  What an amazing experience to run with 43K people in front of over 2 million wild spectators. So it got me thinking.  What are some great gifts for... Read more »


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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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Gwen is the Editorial Curator at Gifts.com. In addition to writing blogs, she creates gift guides, curates the site, and produces content for our social media channels. As a freelance writer, she created blogs on fashion, art, travel, health and lifestyle. A talented jewelry designer, she's also a yogi and a hospital volunteer with her therapy dog, Lilo, a Pomeranian.