John Isner's cool Wristband !!!!!!!!!

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  1. featherlight

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  2. JStar7

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    It's probably a basketball sleeve cut in half. Like Dwayne Wade & Allen Iverson wear.
     
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  3. fantom

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    Hehehe. Looks like he's serving directly into the crowd in this pic...
     
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  4. PBODY99

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    It is a compression sleeve for the forearm. May you never need a support to play this game.
     
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    somehow I doubt it is "cut in half"....
     
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    Yep...the older you get...the more you need. I told someone the other day, when I'm 70, folks are going to have a hard time deciding if I'm going to play tennis or skin dive.
     
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  7. jmverdugo

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    Oh I have 2 cool knee bands (one on each knee) and one really cool ankle band.
     
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  8. smack that

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    its a regular nike wristband with one side cut in half
     
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    probably a basketball shooter sleeve that many shooting guards in the NBA use.
     
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  10. kimbahpnam

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    what purpose do those serve?
     
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  11. paraeljuego

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    You can clearly see the 'cut' when you click the link.
    I just don't know if nike makes shooting sleeves, they're usually NBA branded.
    could even just be cut from a long sleeve compression maybe
     
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  12. himynameisNIKE

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    i think unique sports makes a wristband like that check out their website
     
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  13. smack that

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    i think i heard when indy was on that the wristband when normal was too small to absborb all his sweat so he cuts it to absorb more
     
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  14. featherlight

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    ya the wristowel
     
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  15. featherlight

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    look here is a clearer picture , the wristband appears to be cut
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    Your right it could be cut from a long sleeve compression shirt, but Nike makes shooting sleeves for their Jordan brand, so why wouldn't they just cut one of those in half?
     
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  17. tomas9848

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    that is a pretty cool wristband. can u buy it??
     
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  18. Nadal&Nike10

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    Just get a normal white one and cut it it isn't hard
     
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  19. Miami83095

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    I am 98 perecent sure that he cut a sock and used the tube part.
     
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    It's pretty simple. It's a double wide wristband from Nike and maybe you guys noticed it made with a sort of double layer system or some sort. When you cut only one layer then it can be folded outwards. Et voilá, you got your XL wristband

    Jur
     
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  21. The_Question

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    Wow, that Speedport Black looks mighty small in his hand...

    That is NO ordinary double wristband. If I have that on me, it would be up to my shoulder. After all, Isner is 6'9"...
     
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  22. tennisguyak

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    I also remember one of the commentators, think it may have been gilbert, saying that during the match.
     
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  23. samster

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    there is nothing "cool" about his modified wristband, sorry.
     
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  24. djokster

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    he just cut a regular one to make it longer...
     
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    apparently self-made
     
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  26. tennisfan25

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    i think its terrible, but it matches isners style...long and ugly
     
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  27. フェデラー

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    who else lol. JOHN ISNER.
     
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  28. Jack & Coke

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    It's to hide his bionics..

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    Ahahahahaha! That would explain why he's 6"9'. Science experiment! Funded by the Umbrella Corporation.

    A little off topic but what string is he using? Redcode?
     
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    looks totally lame
     
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    i was at legg mason watching him play last night and i'm 99.99999% certain it's just a used sock
     
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    Jennifer Beals from 1982 called. She wants her legwarmers back.
     
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    HAHHAHAHAHAHAHAA ROFL!!!!!!!:lol:
     
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    How about the "cool" tanlines you get from this?
     
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  35. kimguroo

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    I saw similar wristbands a few weeks ago somewhere in Asian sports shop website but I can't find it anymore.
    I think it's called elbow band instead of a wristband.
    also there is a similar item called elbow sleeve and the material is almost identical to wristband.

    I've seen Asian nike stores has long wristbands around 15.5cm (6.1") and they listed in baseball equipment section. also other baseball equipment manufacture makes 25cm (9.8") elbow band.
     
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  36. A-Rod6600

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    AHAHAH funniest wristband ever, ridicolous!!
     
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  37. migjam

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    Here ya go.

    [​IMG]
     
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  38. Nadal&Nike10

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    Thank you a thousand times for that pic, for all those that didn't believe me
     
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  39. ckledzepplin

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    Yeah It's just a cut sock that he put on his arm
     
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  40. OliverSimon

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    Ya thats what brad gilbert just said on TV.
     
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  41. ckledzepplin

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    and then they zoomed in on it and you could clearly tell it was a sock
     
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  42. migjam

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    It's not a SOCK! It is double wide wristband that has been opened up by cutting the seam. Look at my photo (that's my arm and wristband)
     
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  43. Joker

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    It still does look like a sock though.
     
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  44. migjam

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    Yeah.. well it's not. He is playing Roddick right now and is wearing a black wristband the same way.
     
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  45. OliverSimon

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    Intresting. I think they just said on TV it relieves muscle pain in some way.
     
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  46. Commando Tennis Shorts

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    Were the commentators wrong when they said it was a sock?
     
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  47. OliverSimon

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    According to migjam, yes.
     
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    Are you being serious?

    You're right it's magic.

    TT'ers can be just crazy sometimes. It's a wristband cut open, just like every other sleeve it's for compression and keeping it warm. Not too difficult a concept.
     
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  49. 10ACE

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    I hope TW starts selling Isner's nike hat, it's not the feather lite
     
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    isner has no game
     
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