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Tripp Hock: Wall Street intern to superyacht captain

Published 0942 GMT (1742 HKT) July 11, 2017
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Tripp Hock was like any other New York teenager; studying at college and interning during the summer. Then a brush with death made him chase his dream. Diario de Navarra
During the summer of 1992, Hock took part in the "Running of the Bulls" in Pamplona, Spain. Diario de Navarra
Pinned against a wall, the bull's horn came within inches of ending Hock's life. He says it was an "awakening moment" and spurred him on to chase his dream of working on a boat. Diario de Navarra
Fast forward 25 years and Hock is now the captain of Amore Mio, one of the world's most recognizable superyachts. Heesen Yachts
With his experience in the industry, another client asked Hock to be Build Captain of Galactica Super Nova during her construction. Hock doesn't have a permanent home -- he's been living on yachts for the past 22 years. Monaco Yacht Show