Going for a walk

Alex Thomson is a single-handed sailor who literally races his high-tech sailboat HUGO BOSS around the world. But as you can see in these photos and video, he also likes to have a bit of fun. His first stunt was to stand—dressed impeccably in a superbly tailored Hugo Boss suit—on the keel of his boat as it powered along under full sail.

Pardon me. Do you have any caviar?

His next stunt was much more dramatic.

Instead of walking on the keel, Alex and his team devised a plan for him to walk up the mast of HUGO BOSS, stand at the top, and then jump off—all while the boat was under full sail.

Click here to see how it all worked out.


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