21 July 2016

Alex Thomson, Hugo Boss: Keel Walk, Mast Walk, Road to Vendee

Alex Thomson attempts the Keel Walk:

8 tonnes of carbon fibre yacht, a 255 horsepower jet ski, 45 combined years of sailing experience, and one crazy guy in a suit. Alex Thomson attempts what he calls 'The Keel Walk', a stunt that has become infamous throughout the world thanks to the iconic image of Alex 'riding' the keel of his 60ft yacht 'HUGO BOSS'. Uploaded Jan 27, 2012. 

The Mast Walk by Alex Thomson:

Solo round the world yachtsman Alex Thomson performs a daring feat on board his high-speed yacht, HUGO BOSS: He climbs up the 30-meter high mast of the moving vessel and dives into the ocean. Published March 3, 2014. 

Road To Vendee Episode 3:

Episode III of the Road to Vendee--watch Alex Thomson and team stretch the legs of HUGO BOSS for the first time after her refit following Transat Jacques Vabre in October. Published May 4, 2016. Just a few months remain until the start of the IMOCA Ocean Masters Vendée Globe on 6 Nov 2016.
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