Celebrating Our Culture
This watch is dedicated to the age-old Swiss sport of Alpine wrestling, also known as Schwingen.
Although the sport’s origins are unknown, it is believed its roots trace back to medieval Alpineshepherd festivals and is considered Swissness at its best.
Gentlemen Above All
The first lesson to be learned from Swiss wrestling is the respect of the fighters for each other. Cleaning each other's backs after each fight has always been a tradition.
The Story Behind
The color of the bronze openwork plate reflects typical Swiss cowbells.
The dual amid wrestlers seeking to hurl their opponent onto their back.
The winning ceremony during which the king is crowned with a wreath.
The Swiss King of Wrestling
Christian "Chrigu" Stucki
Born in 1985, Chrigu has been dubbed the "King of Switzerland" after winning the national championship title in 2019. Regarding his sporting achievements: 6 x federal wreath winner, 128 wreaths and a total of 42 wreath festival victories.
Supporting the next generation
Born in 1998, Lario has been wrestling since he was eight years old. He won 26 wreaths and 2 wreath festival victories. In the following years, Lario wants to work hard to confirm his previous achievements and reduce the gap to the national top.
Noe Van Messel
Born in 2002, Noe is our youngest ambassador. He won 27 wreaths at young wrestlers’ festivals and over 65 awards. Noe describes himself as a combination of tradition and modernity. He is eager to train and win.
Born in 1994, Patrick has been wrestling since he was seven years old. He won 2 federal wreaths, 3 mountain wreaths, 4 partial association wreaths and 25 county wreaths.