Carl Brashear, who died in 2006, was the stuff heroes are made of. He was the very first African American to join the US Navy in 1948, and trained as a deep sea diver despite facing racism.
He was faced with another challenge in 1966 when he suffered a severe injury to the lower left leg while diving for a hydrogen-bomb. He was not deterred and continued his diving career despite the loss of part of his left leg during a dive mission to salvage a hydrogen bomb.Panerai Ferrari Replica He became the navy's first amputee dive in 1968. In 1970, he was the first African American Master Diver.
Philip Brashear surprised the audience at Panerai Ferrari Replica's Pre-Basel Presentation in Zermatt by unveiling Panerai Ferrari ReplicaCarl Brashear Limited Edition
Brashear's story inspired the Oscar-winning film Men of Honour in which Cuba Gooding Jr. portrayed Brashear.
Panerai Ferrari Replica' team was also moved by his story. They teamed up with Brashear's son Philip Brashear to create the Panerai Ferrari ReplicaCarl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition. Panerai Ferrari Replicais releasing a second limited edition dedicated to this American hero. The first timepiece was only a clock. The Carl Brashear Foundation receives a portion of proceeds from sales of watches. This charity aims to share his inspiring story with others to inspire faith, strength and humility.breitling superocean replica The Foundation gives to veterans and other people in need.
Panerai Ferrari ReplicaCarl Brashear Chronograph, Limited Edition
Philip Brashear surprised everyone in attendance, including Revolution's British Editor and Swiss Editor, by revealing this new watch at Panerai Ferrari Replica's Pre-Basel Presentation in Zermatt. The Panerai Ferrari ReplicaDivers Sixty-Five Collection was used to create the timepiece, which is made in bronze. This pays homage to Brashear's early diving gear.