Now located in Darien, Connecticut – The Authentic Athlete is committed to serving you and your family and teams for years to come!
The Authentic Athlete, founded in August of 2013, is a collaboration of a few dedicated individuals, striving towards preserving what’s right in the athletic specialty world. Our approach is to offer a unique experience, great customer service and only the best brands in footwear, apparel, and accessories. You’ll see when you walk in the door that we cater to all types of people from the “Weekend Warrior” to the serious competitive athlete, in addition to all the kids in the family.
We pride ourselves on finding only the best products for our customers. Whether it is the giants like Nike and Under Armour or less known Hoka One One and Karhu, this store brings you the finest and most trusted products on the market today.