Bremont are delighted to be supporting Henley based stunt man Gary Connery in preparation for his biggest stunt yet. In April 2012 Gary plans to make a new world record in being the first man ever to jump out of a helicopter with a wingsuit and land without deploying a parachute. Not only will Gary be a fantastic ambassador for the brand in testing the timepieces ‘beyond endurance’ becoming yet another adventurer of sorts to test the Bremont timepieces in the ‘field’ but the aviation link is also particularly fitting.
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Charley has appeared in a number of highly memorable films, ranging from ‘Deliverance’ back in 1972, to more recently ‘On Edge’ and ‘The Bunker’.
In addition to his acting career Charley is a very experienced bike rider having participated in the Paris-Dakar Rally in 2006. Being very particular over the equipment used in such rugged environments, Bremont were delighted to be the watch of choice for Charley during his adventures.
Ben Saunders is a polar explorer and a record-breaking long-distance skier, with four North Pole expeditions under his belt. He is one of three people in history to ski solo to the North Pole, the youngest to do so by more than ten years, and holds the record for the longest solo Arctic journey by a Briton. Since 2001, Ben has skied more than 2,500km (1,500 miles) in the high Arctic, and he is currently preparing for two ground-breaking expeditions.
Former five time Olympic skier turned TV presenter, adventurer and journalist, Graham Bell is the face of the BBC’s Ski Sunday as well as a successful commentator and sporting pundit. Graham is regarded as one of the finest downhill skiers the UK has ever produced and now brings this passion and enthusiasm to our screens presenting and commentating on major sporting events, including the 2012 London Olympic Games.
He is also a lover of mechanical watches, especially those that can withstand the rigours of the Alpine environment.
In June 2005, at the age of 21, Jake stood on the summit of Mount Everest and achieved his dream of becoming the youngest man in the world to complete the Seven Summits (the highest mountain on each continent) and the youngest Briton to climb Everest. Jake also broke the World Record for climbing the 48 highest peaks of Continental USA in the shortest time possible. The Freestyle ® Challenge 48 was completed in just 23 days, 19 hours and 31 minutes as Jake reached the summit of Mount Katahdin in Maine. The Englishman shaved a huge 5 days off the existing record of 29 days.
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