Making a splash: Hamilton and Pierre Frolla
Four-time world-record holding free diver Pierre Frolla chooses Hamilton
Monaco-based diver Pierre Frolla was inspired by his father who was absolutely passionate about free diving. His own passion for a life at one with the ocean plus dedication, determination and serious hard work has taken him to the pinnacle of his sport and made him one of free diving’s greatest ambassadors.
Pierre Frolla won his first world title in 1999 aged just 24 and his career has gone from strength to strength since then. His naturally positive mental attitude and supreme mental strength, as well as his respect for the ocean, have proved invaluable.
Pierre has always worked hard for his success, putting in hours of training both in and out of the water to cement his status as one of the world’s greats. 2004 brought his fourth world title in the Variable Weight category with an incredible depth of 123m (403.5 ft).
Just like Pierre, at Hamilton, we understand the importance of dedication and determination to reach your goals. The result is quality, precision and reliability and these are values we share with Pierre.
With timing an essential element of diving and with Pierre always having performance, trust and safety in mind, he wears the Khaki Navy Frogman Titanium, which we first developed in 2016. Its accuracy, water resistance, comfort and readability help Pierre be the very best he can be – and keep him safe – in training and in competition.
Pierre’s feedback has helped us update, refine and perfect the elements of our Khaki Navy watches. We know we’re learning from the best and getting a truly unique perspective from a man who views life through the lens of the ocean.
Ours is a strong, enduring and truly inspiring partnership that helps keep Pierre at the top of his game in, on and under the water. Providing our athletes with the very best timepieces so that they can perform at the highest level is just part of what makes us tick.
Hamilton was founded in 1892 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA. Hamilton watches combine the American spirit with the unrivalled precision of the latest Swiss movements and technologies. Known for its innovative design, Hamilton has a strong foothold in Hollywood, with products appearing in more than 500 films. The brand also boasts a strong aviation heritage. Hamilton is a member of the Swatch Group, the largest watch manufacturer and distributor in the world.
Hamilton Khaki Navy Frogman Titanium Automatic (H77805335)
Case: 46 mm titanium with helium valve, red bezel
Dial: Black, Applied indexes with Super-LumiNova®
Hands: Triple-facetted hand with Super-LumiNova®
Movement: H-10 automatic movement with 80-hour power reserve, date function
Bracelet: Black rubber strap with titanium pin buckle
Glass: Sapphire crystal with anti-reflective coating
Water resistance: 100 bar (1000m), certified ISO 6425