Sunday, August 1, 2010

Watches - No. 2

This watch is from the 1996 Olympics that were held in Atlanta.  It honors Edwin Moses, the great hurdler:


The band has a series of photos of him in sequence jumping hurdles, and the face has a "WR" for world record, which he set four times:


Here's a look at the back, which has his signature and reference to the gold medals he won at the 1976 and 1984 Olympics.  It notes that from 1977 to 1987, he never lost a race, winning 122 in a row:


My favorite part is, however, is on the bottom of the strap, where it says "I don't really see the hurdles. I sense them like a memory."


One of my favorite watches.

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