12/13/2011 02:38 pm ET | Updated Oct 11, 2012

Ten Holiday Gifts For Any Sports Enthusiast (PHOTOS)

When scoping out sporty gifts to buy the athletes in your life, take some time to think outside of the box. You can have fun with this type of holiday present if you swap out the typical go-to gear for a more stylish set of sports-friendly items. For example, substitute a resistance band for a yoga mat, a windbreaker for a metallic running jacket or a can of tennis balls for a crazy cool ping pong set. Whatever the case, or the game may be, here are our picks for the ten best holiday buys for any sports lover.