TAG Heuer is proud to announce that Dan Carter, a famous New Zealand rugby player, has joined the luxury lineup of Swiss watch brand TAG Heuer.
Dan Carter is the current legend of the global rugby world. He won the title of ‘World Rugby Player of the Year’ for the third time in 2015 and was crowned ‘World’s Best Athlete’ three times by World Rugby. As the 2011 and 2015 world champions, he is considered the best outside forward in the history of the All Blacks (New Zealand National Football Team). He currently plays for the French Racing 92 team (one of the Top 14 league teams).
The press conference was held on the roof of the Montparnasse building opposite the Eiffel Tower. Attendees included TAG Heuer’s general manager Mathieu Selzer, former Rugby player and TV commentator Mark Six of the Six Nations Championship. Marc Maury, New Zealand Ambassador to France James Kember, and André Poulie, co-founder and president of Theodora Foundation. A group of children greeted guests with a ‘Haka’ (Maori war dance) to welcome Dan, and then issued a ‘not to crack under pressure’ challenge to Dan.
In the TAG Heuer Rugby Challenge set against the backdrop of the huge Carrera Heuer 01 chronograph shape, their results will win them € 10,000 in prize money, all of which will be donated to the Theodora Foundation-this fund It will help professional hospitalized children and autistic children by organizing professional artist visits.