By TLex With the Olympics already over, it seems a pity that it is only now that I am able to bring you an Olympic dive watch story; better late than never . . .
From CLAUDE BERNARD American Olympic Champion Matthew Grevers is an amazingly talented swimmer. Affectionately known as The Gentle Giant, Matt has won at least eighteen medals in major international competition, including a gold in the 100-meter backstroke, a gold in the 400-meter medley relay, and silver in the 4×100 meter freestyle relay at the 2012 London Olympics.
Matt Grevers after Winning the Missouri Grand Prix and a Succsefull ProposalGrevers achieved another kind of fame recently when he proposed to his girlfriend, fellow swimmer Annie Chandler, on the podium immediately after winning the 100-meter backstroke at the 2012 Missouri Grand Prix. A YouTube video that captured the surprise proposal has already received over 3 million views.
Even with his high profile status and busy schedule, Matt nevertheless finds time to swim four hours a day, six days a week. To stay on schedule, he tells the time with his Claude Bernard Aquarider chronograph.
Olympic gold medal winners easily could have their choice of any timepiece they wanted. Matt chose the Claude Bernard Aquarider because it met his own high standards for performance.
This 42 mm stainless steel professional diver chronograph watch is water resistant to 720 feet and features a protected crown and pushers.
The unidirectional rotating bezel is divided into easy-to-read 60-minute increments, and the three chronograph subdials record intervals of 30 minutes, 12 hours and continuous seconds.
Equipped with a precision, Swiss made quartz movement; virtually any event can be timed or measured with this rugged, dependable watch — including future gold medal attempts.