Action sports are not all about gear and hardware nowadays; you’ve also got plenty of gadgets and items to play with.

For that reason we thought it would be helpful to establish a selection of what we think are the 5 best gadgets for action sports. No matter what sport you are involved in; these products are all suitable and adapted to your busy and reckless lifestyle.

Check out the 5 ultimate action sports gadgets below (in no particular order of course). Oh, and by the way, we also give you the chance to win ALL these products as a single package, which is worth £860 so stay tuned until the end!


GoPro HD Hero 3 Black Edition



  • Professional 4K Cinema 15 fps / 2.7K cinema 30 fps / 1440p 48 fps / 1080p 60 fps / 960p 100 fps /720p 120 fps and more video capture
  • 12MP Image Sensor
  • Ultra Wide Angle
  • Wi-Fi Built-in an Wi-Fi Remote
  • Micro HDMI Port and USB Port
  • Waterproof Housing

GoPro is the pioneer of POV cameras and they’ve been innovating and delivering high-quality products since day one. For less than £400 you can now record your own adventures in super HD like a real video production company. Only thing is you might need to buy a powerful enough computer to process the footage as the definition can be so high! Don’t worry though; you can change this in the settings.

GoPro HD Hero 3 Black Edition: £359.99



The Blaster by Nixon


  • Bluetooth Connectivity

  • Sound Power (3w RMS x 2)
  • Shock and Water Resistant
  • Long life Battery with at least 12 hours of continuous play
  • The weight with only 525g
  • The size: 21.85 x 9.5 x 4.5 cm

The look. We are absolutely in love with the look of it. It’s simple to use and the Bluetooth connectivity makes it more mobile. Also the fact that the Blaster by Nixon is shock resistant is a massive plus for us clumsy action sports enthusiasts.

 The Blaster by Nixon: £125



Skullcandy Aviator



  • 1.3m Nylon braided cable

  • 3.5mm Gold plated plug
  • 40mm speaker
  • 20-20 H Hz frequency responses
  • 650hms impedance
  • 100mw maximum input power



With a name like “The Aviator” you know you’ll look super stylish. Maybe not like Leonardo DiCaprio in the same name movie, but almost. Born from a collaboration with ROC NATION the Skullcandy Aviator seems to be the legitimate headphone choice to listen to your favourite playlist with style while you are on the move.

Skullcandy Aviator: £139.99. Also available at TSA.



CASIO G-Shock Bluetooth


  • The Bluetooth connection works with iPhone
  • Phone Finder: press a watch button and your smartphone rings
  • Incoming call and email alert
  • Shock resistant and 200 meter water resistance
  • Calendar event notification
  • Social Medias notifications


Firstly, the Casio G-Shock watches are unbreakable. Seriously. That’s probably why they’re big though. On another hand we think that the Bluetooth connectivity might flood you with notifications and that might be the best thing to entertain and awake the dormant geek within. You won’t miss a call from your mum while riding now, no excuses!

Casio G-Shock Bluetooth: £160



Juice Pack Powerstation Duo by Mophie


  • Charge simultaneously 2 devices (smartphones, tablets) with its dual charging ports
  • 2.1 amp charging output
  • Overcharge protection
  • 6000 mAh battery
  • “Invisible” charging LED indicator
  • High-current charging


We’re sure it’s happened to you already: being somewhere wanting to use your smartphone to immortalize a moment, make a call or just to watch your favourite videos on but your battery is flat and there isn’t a plug in sight. Luckily, you’ve got a powerstation duo. Charge your smartphone or tablet whenever or wherever you are with this very small and portable device. It’s a simple idea but super effective and useful.  A must-have if you travel a lot as well.

Juice Pack Powerstation Duo by Mophie: £80




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Winner will be announced on Friday the 23rd of August 2013. You need to be over 18 to enter the draw and to live in Europe. Multiple entries are accepted/allowed/encouraged. 


UPDATE (28.08.13):

The winner of the competition is


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