If one sets out to find an athlete whose strength of character and endurance can be matched with the pristine quality of a Rolexwatch, there would only be handful of such athletes all over the world. However, one of such undisputed leader and respected athlete is Lance Armstrong. better known as the seven-time Tour de France champion. He is also famous as a Rolex connoisseur.
Lance Armstrong is one of the most successful athletes in the world. He has refined and expensive tastes for everything luxurious and classy. Therefore it comes as no surprise that Lanceâ€™s preferred watch is the much acclaimed Rolex GMT Master II. His impressive athletic record and a slew of personal achievements are reflected in his choice of watch too.
Lance Armstrong not only managed to survive testicular cancer and return to his much loved sport- cycling but he also surprised the world by becoming a father once again. In a recent announcement, Lance Armstrong and his girlfriend Anna Hansen announced that they were expecting their new child in June. Considering the fact that Lance managed to survive testicular cancer, becoming a father definitely comes as a major achievement for this athlete.
Lance Armstrong has once again proved that he is a rare example of perfection and perseverance like the Rolex watches.. Both have reached milestones recently-Lance Armstrong embraced fatherhood and the Rolex GMT Master II completed 50 years. In a bid to celebrate the occasion, Rolex also introduced the anniversary edition of this master timepiece that has managed to win millions of hearts since it was first launched.
The older version of the watch has been revamped in order to give it a new improved look. Apart from its durability and elegant designing, the new Rolex GMT Master II is a perfect watch for individuals who love to travel frequently. The watch can display dual time zones, both of the home country and the destination country. The date window for the home time zone is another highlight of this watch. Rolex GMT Master II also boasts of a smoother hour hand movement courtesy the improved new caliber 3186.
The dial of the watch also sports an all-new look. The â€œmaxi dialâ€ allows an individual to view the time more conveniently with the larger hour, minute and second hands. The case of the watch is made of ceramic bezel. This is another important highlight as ceramic bezel is abrasion resistant and does not lose its color over time.
The crown of the watch has been made larger and heavier, which will make it easier to grasp than before. The special edition Rolex GMT Master II is not merely eye candy because of its stylish looks but is also a perfect watch known for its durable performance. Just like its celebrated wearer, Lance Armstrong, the Rolex GMT Master II wonâ€™t disappoint its fans.