BOLT-68 NEO 'LUCHA LIBRE'
Lucha libre – 'freestyle wrestling' is the term used in Mexico for professional wrestling.
Professional wrestlers in Mexico wear a mask – it can evoke an animal, a god or ancient hero of Mexican lore – to instill fear in their opponents. Over time it becomes part and parcel of their persona – and some say it gives them a mysterious power. It is sacred to the point that ripping the mask off one’s opponent's face during a bout is grounds for immediate disqualification.
This timepiece pays tribute to this thoroughly Mexican passion – with a nod to the mysterious and mythical tradition of the Día de los Muertos, that refreshing perspective on the cycle of life that is also quintessentially Mexican.