In 2006, Swiss century-old watch brand Oris and free diving record holder Carlos Coste shared their passion for diving. Since the signing of the contract, Oris and Carlos have jointly released powerful diving watches, and now they have taken it a step further and introduced innovative timepieces that appeal to watch players and diving enthusiasts.
Carlos Coste wears an Oris diving watch with a water resistance of 50 times the atmospheric pressure, and challenges the diving record at the Dos Ojos cave in Yucatan, Mexico
Born in Caracas, Venezuela in 1976, Carlos Coste became the first free diver to dive 100 meters deep in 2003, setting 11 world records for free diving. In 2005, he won the world championship with a constant weight of 105 meters.
In 2006, he dived with floating weights, setting a free diving record of 140 meters in Sharm El Sheikh. Carlos was injured when he challenged unlimited diving in 2006. After receiving one year of special training, Carlos once again set the latest free diving gold world record in 2010. Without carrying any breathing aids, he wandered in the Dos Ojos cave in the sea of 31 kilometers in Yucatan, southern Mexico, and dived in air for 150 meters.
In recognition of Coste’s brilliant achievements in 2010, Oris launched the exquisite Carlos Coste limited watch-Cenote series. Continuing the design concepts of the 2007 Carlos Coste limited chronograph and the 2006 Carlos Coste limited watch, Oris also collaborated with Carlos to test and test the true performance of diving watches.
Oris President Ulrich W. Herzog said: ｢We are very proud to cooperate with Carlos Coste. We share the same philosophy and values, adhere to a high level of professionalism, and are committed to the diving field. Fully in line with the spirit of ORIS brand: real people ‘｣
Carlos Coste said: ｢I am very excited to continue to cooperate with Oris in the future. The brand’s leading watchmaking technology ensures that diving watches meet the high-level functional needs of diving enthusiasts. Emphasis on fine craftsmanship and real performance, not because of appearance Compromise. I am very much looking forward to creating another peak with the brand in the next 10 years .