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Panerai Announces Award-winning Filmmaker And Photographer Jimmy Chin As Its New Ambassador

New York, (NY) November 18th 2019 — Panerai, the luxury Italian watchmaker brand, announced today that acclaimed filmmaker, photographer, climber and alpinist Jimmy Chin joined the ranks, as one of the brand’s newest ambassadors.
Having recently won the Academy Award for Best Documentary and seven Emmy Awards in each creative category for him and his wife Chai Vasarhelyi’s film Free Solo, Jimmy Chin has become an icon in the world of adventure sports. He has led and participated in dozens of high-profile exploratory expeditions on all seven continents including Skiing from the summit of Everest. He has completed a number of first ascents around the globe, working with the best adventure athletes in the world.
Today he joins Panerai worldwide Ambassadors’ team sharing with the Maison a never-ending adventurous spirit and the willingness to work hard by pushing himself beyond limits and breaking new challenging records.