The 50 Best Summer sports gear

Whether you’re hitting the hills, pounding the pavement or firing up your forehand SimonUsborne has this season’s essential kit
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This week's panel:

Mandie Gower is editor of Zest, Britain’s top-selling women’s healthy-lifestyle magazine

KerryMcCarthyis gear and race editor at Runner’s World, Britain’s biggest-selling running magazine (

AlexWillis is editor of ACE, Britain’s premier tennis magazine. Find it at

Alison Hamlett is editor of Triathlete’s Worldmagazine (

EdChipperfield is the editor of, the adventure travel website

DavidHinchliffe is director of coaching miSport, home of the revolutionary PitchVision cricket training system (