A Moment in Time: 2012 London Summer Olympics Swimmer, Natalie Anne Coughlin

Natalie Anee Coughlin, photo courtesy of OmegaAmerican international swimmer and 11-time Olympic medalist, 30-year-old Natalie Anne Coughlin was the first American woman athlete to win six medals in one Olympics. She also is the first woman to ever swim the 100-meter backstroke in under one minute. As a member of the 2012 United States Olympic…

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A Moment in Time: Davis Love (and Omega)

Golf great Davis Love III – six-time Ryder Cup player, and holder of 34 professional titles, including 20 PGA Tour events  – this year serves the 2012 US Ryder Cup Team Captain, a position he says is a both an honor and a welcome challenge. He also has just become the newest brand ambassador for Omega…

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A Moment in Time: Astronaut Scott Carpenter

On May 24th, in New York City, at the Breitling boutique, Breitling and astronaut Scott Carpenter celebrated the 50th anniversary of his first lift off into space. Scott Carpenter, pioneer of modern exploration, has the unique distinction of being the first human ever to penetrate both inner and outer space, thereby acquiring the dual title…

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A Moment in Time: Octavio Garcia Brings Audemars Piguet Full Circle

Born and raised in the South Side of Chicago, Octavio Garcia is one of Switzerland’s foremost watch designers today. In fact, the 43-year-old designer holds the position of Chief Artistic Officer at Audemars Piguet, one of the world’s finest privately owned  Swiss luxury watch brands, and has spearheaded the design of the brand’s 40th anniversary…

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A Moment in Time: Diving with an Everyday Guy

Jason Heaton is passionate about diving and has even achieved Rescue Diver Certification. Heaton, who lives in Minneapolis, grew up around Lake Michigan, where there are pristine ship wrecks thanks to the cold water. He has spent years diving in top spots around the world  – in water ranging from Lake Michigan to the Honduras,…

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A Moment in Time: Steven Grotell, Orchestrator, Designer of a New Artistic Watch Brand

We can never know it all. At the recent party for my book launch, Jewels of Time, I had the good fortune of meeting Steven Grotell – watch designer extraordinaire. Steven Grotell, a veteran designer in the watch industry, has shelved  his “designing for others”  work as he embraces his own concept of time in…

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