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We Are Eastbay

We serve the dedicated, the driven, the focused, the elite. Those who lift through the burn, hit the wall, and keep running. Those who keep training, working, and striving. Those who won’t let their team down.

As the world’s leading supplier of athletic shoes, clothing, and sports equipment, our goal at the Eastbay Blog is to provide you with an in-depth look at the latest news and the hottest new releases. We’ll give you sneak peeks of upcoming products and provide you with in-depth product reviews, valuable sneaker advice, and informative details regarding sneaker culture and history. We hope that by providing this info, you’ll gain valuable knowledge that will help you make the most well-informed buys possible.

Wilson Sporting Goods

Chicago-based Wilson Sporting Goods Co. is one of the world’s leading manufacturer of high performance sports equipment, apparel, bags, and accessories. The Company invents, designs and partners to create consumer-driven, best-in-class products that push sports equipment into new territories. In Basketball, the Company is the Official Supplier of Game Basketballs for the National Collegiate Athletic Association® (NCAA), FIBA 3×3 and the Official Basketball of over 31 High School State Associations around the United States.

Essentia Water

The first ionized alkaline bottled water offered in the United States, Essentia’s philosophy is that a better you starts with a better water. Headquartered in Bothell, WA, Essentia Water, LLC pioneered ionized alkaline water in 1998 and is known for its unique ionization process. The brand is now distributed in nearly 70,000 retailers across the United States. It’s the #1 alkaline water brand and the #1 selling bottled water brand in the natural channel.In a clinical study conducted in 2016, Essentia was shown to be better at rehydrating.*

Results of a double-blind, placebo controlled clinical study with Essentia Water vs. a leading bottled water in healthy subjects over two hours following moderate aerobic exercise.


McDavid Inc. designs and markets sports medicine, sports protection, and performance apparel for active people and athletes. We are relentless in our pursuit of preventing injuries and enhancing performance.

Our story began in 1969 when Dr. Robert F. McDavid Jr., the company’s namesake and founder emeritus, created the first widely used protective knee brace for football. After a period of grass-roots growth, a company incorporated as McDavid Knee Guard Inc. in 1980. Today, McDavid products top the recommendation lists of pro athletes, sports medicine professionals and athletic trainers. From our research-backed ankle braces to compression shorts with patented technology, McDavid products address both the broad range and the specific needs of professional – and every day – athletes across a variety of sports.