British watch brand Elliot Brown have recently announced that they have a new brand ambassador. The news which was also covered in an article on WatchPro as well as a few other watch news related blogs. The new ambassador is a Professional climber called Ethan Walker, he grew up around the peak district and has over 23 years experience under his belt.
“I’m delighted to become an official ambassador for Elliot Brown watches. I’ve been seriously impressed by these guys from day one and very much look forward to working with them – as well as giving their exquisite watches a proper good thrashing. When Ian gave me the watch he said Don’t look after it!.”– Ethan Walker
Ethan has scaled some of the world hardest mountains, walls and cliffs to traverse to the top and has an impressive list of achievements which include bouldering V14, Trad climbing a series of routes up to E9 and sport climbing up to 8c+. Elliot Brown saw Ethan as a perfect fit for their brand and welcomed him onboard as soon as possible.
Mr Walker grew up in the Peak District and has been climbing for 23 years. Today he is one of a small, exclusive group of British climbers who have climbed some of the world’s most difficult routes. His personal achievements include sport climbing up to 8c+, bouldering V14 and Trad climbing a number of routes up to E9. Ian Elliot who is the joint founder of Elliot Brown Watches said in a statement that their watches have been designed to be strong, durable and solid which is much likes the mountains and hills that surround us. They have designed their watches to be able to withstand these harsh demands of both the environment and weather, Ian also expressed that he cannot wait to see Ethan traversing whilst wearing the most durable timepiece that Elliot Brown currently sell which is called the Elliot Brown Cranford.
Ethan Walker decided that he would prefer the leather strap so will be wearing a Cranford watch which of course features a Swiss-made movement all encased in a shock-absorbing case which was manufactured from marine-grade stainless steel. To further ensure its safety and reliability the watch has also been pressure tested in water at 200 metres.