Black Friday is an excellent time to get shopping for your favorite athlete, whether that’s you or someone else. With plenty of stores offering very steep discounts, the holiday season is one of the best times to get that outdoor gear that you most likely won’t use for another season. Let’s take a look at some of the best holiday sales this year from across the web.
Check out some of the best deals at Amazon Below
Amazon Sporting Goods Black Friday Deals
From Basketball Hoops to Mixed Martial Arts pads, Amazon has it all. It also has some great savings just in time for Christmas, so you can stuff plenty of awesome things under the tree this year.
Wilson NFL Super Grip Football
The official Football for the NFL, this ball is made of imported composite leather and the official size for both the schoolyard and the Big Game itself. Right now, it’s for sale at $11, a savings of $7.
Bear Archery Brave Bow Set
Archery has been regaining popularity in recent years, and among the most favorite bows for young archers are from Bear Archery’s compound bow line. Featuring a 26-inch bow length, this bow includes a Whisker Biscuit, one of the safest rests in archery. Other features are a 1 pin sight, finger rollers, arm guard, and an arrow quiver. The draw weight is low, from 15 to 25 pounds, and has a draw length of just over a foot. Current prices are $32 off the normal rate, meaning between $38 and $48 depending on paint will get you a high quality youth bow.
Wilson Official AVP II Outdoor Volleyball
Not to be confused with a volleyball from a Ridley Scott movie, the AVP is an 18 panel, hand sewn volleyball made of a leather and microfiber construction. This ball also includes graphics that help players notice and compensate for spin, and the inner Elastomer Bladder gives a much better feel to the ball. The AVP II is for sale at $45, which is a great discount from $65.
Titleist Pro V1 Golf Balls, White (One Dozen pack)
With the choice of either high, standard or even limited pink numbers for $40, you save $8 on what’s called the #1 ball in golf. The Pro V1 is specifically made with consistency in mind, featuring a soft urethane elastomer cover to deliver limited roll on the green, while allowing for wonderful putter control. These balls have a unique 352 tetrahedral dimple design, which can help for more regulated shots over good distances.
Rawlings Sporting Goods First Base Mitts
Offering both left and right hand base gloves, Rawlings has been a standard in Baseball for as long as anyone can remember. With genuine leather, this glove and stand up to the hardest hit ball, all while keeping your hand safe from any potential sting. The shell is able to be broken in quickly, and a strong Velcro fastener can ensure that you won’t be caught with an empty hand if a strong line drive comes your way. This glove is $44.66, a drop in price by 28%.
SKLZ Pro Mini Basketball Hoop with Ball
Whether you’re buying for a little kid or someone with a corner office who sometimes need to let off a little steam with a satisfying swish, this mini hoop is very well made and easy to setup. Made with shatterproof polycarbonate, this backboard measures 23 by 16 inches, and has braces so it can easily be set up against a door. The rim is 9.5 inches in diameter and is a breakaway incase someone goes for the dunk. The current price is down from $40 to $30.
Dicks Sporting Goods Black Friday Deals
Dicks is one of the few remaining brick and mortar sporting goods franchises left, and with some of these prices on Black Friday, we can certainly see why they’ve stuck around.
$15 off Athletic Apparel Purchases of $60 or more
$15 off Athletic Footwear totaling $60 or more
$20 off any future purchase with a purchase of $100 or more
Pelican 10 foot Trailblazer Kayak
If you’re into river or lake kayaking, Black Friday certainly won’t let you down with the Pelican model 10 foot Kayak. Made of plastic composites and capable of holding up to 275lbs, this kayak is fairly light at 38 pounds and features an ergonomic back rest. This pairs nicely with the Field and Stream Chute Kayak Paddle for $40, a $10 savings, and the kayak itself is $160, saving you a whopping $140.
Diamondback and Huffy Bicycles are 50-70% off
Academy Sporting Goods Black Friday Deals
With a broad assortment of hunting, fishing, and overall sporting goods, Academy is a great place for general outdoors shopping. Here are some of the top Black Friday sales. Keep in mind that all purchases are eligible for free shipping.
Stiga Volt Fold-and-Store Table Tennis Table
A great deal at $130, this tennis table can bring all the joys and frustrations of ping pong to the whole family, and at 35% off. The table packs away easily for storage purposes and when extended, the supports allow for weight to be placed on the table without it bending or folding.
Spalding 44 inch Portable Basketball System
normally $170, the staple of neighborhoods everywhere is now for sale at $100. Made with strong aluminum poles and a shatterproof backing, this portable basketball hoop is great for a pickup game with family, friends or neighbors.
Select running and training shoes by Nike and Fila for under $20 (from $40 to $55)
Underarmor Men’s or Women’s Dash RN 2 running shoes for $40 (originally $60)
Huffy Mountain Bikes for $50
Everlast 70 pound Nevatear Heavy Bag
Great for boxers and martial artists, Everlast is one of the best heavy bags for training. Featuring fabric composites that ensure that even the strongest punches won’t knock the stuffing out of your bag. The frame is made of sturdy aluminum and the bag is hung by a strong chain link. Currently, the bag itself is on sale for $40 from $60, and the frame is $20 off at $80.
These are some of the best bargains you can expect for sporting goods during Black Friday 2017. It would seem for the smaller items, Amazon is the way to go, with Dicks and Academy being the best options for larger ticket items. Did we miss a fantastic deal? If so, please leave a comment so that other shoppers can save some holiday money.