The athletic behemoth finally makes quick work of our border's shipping headaches so you can get the latest gear now
If perusing the array of goods on offer in Canada feels more akin to shopping in circa-1980 Warsaw, Poland, it’s because it sometimes is. Being north of the 49th parallel means we’re routinely the last to get product launches or we’re weirdly ineligible to get our hands on the latest from fave brands thanks to our country’s draconian shipping duties and charges. But if there’s anyone who can just do it and make quick work of the border’s red-tape, it would be Nike. To celebrate the news that Nike now delivers in Canada, the company brings its Nike.com Live experience to Vancouver for a two-day extravaganza. This weekend (Nov. 28th & 29th), the athletically inclined (and lycra-forward) will find a massive shipping crate full of Nike products writ large to see, touch and experience. Preview cold-weather innovations, shop key looks across running, training and sportswear, and create a custom shoe with onsite designers in the Nike iD studio. Register for 1-on-1 sessions with Nike trainers, running coaches, or try out your gear in a training class or running group throughout the weekend. Or just check out the crate/pop-up anytime throughout the two-day display. Nike.com Live, 10-6 pm, 555W Cordova St.