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Flamboyant Skier To Don A Skin-Tight Mariachi Suit To Race In The Sochi Olympics

by | 29th, January 2014

Hubertus von Hohenlohe

 

ALPINE skier Prince Hubertus von Hohenlohe , who turns 55 on February 2nd, qualified to represent Mexico in the 2014 winter Olympics in Sochi but knows that it’s unlikely that he’ll win a medal. Instead, for his sixth and probably last chance to compete in the Olympic games, he is attempting to win big style points. As a way to celebrate Mexican culture, the flamboyant athlete –who is already known for his unique fashion choices will don a skin-tight mariachi-themed suit as he flies down the hills of Rosa Khutor .

The Prince’s snazzy fashion choice was designed by sportswear brand Kappa and looks like a traditional black suit worn by members of a mariachi band, complete with the white ruffled tuxedo shirt and red cummerbund and tie.

Interestingly, he is Mexico’s only representative at the Olympics and, while born in Mexico City, he moved away with his family when he was four. By being born there, this descendant of

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