This Carhartt Ad Just Might Make You Cry

Who knew the actor who plays tough guys Khal Drogo and Aquaman could be so sentimental? No, we’re not sad, just allergic … to feelings.

We first knew him as Khal Drogo in the first season of “Game of Thrones.” Then, Jason Mamoa gave us a whole new take on Aquaman (turns out he is badass).

But Mamoa’s most incredible role might actually be this 8-minute advertisement for pants. Well, pants and maybe being the world’s greatest dad and husband.

Honestly, the Carhartt plug at the end sounds a bit silly. But the whole story leading up to it is one heck of a testament to a life of adventure and play outdoors.

Hats off, Mamoa. You gave us all the feels.

Adam Ruggiero

Adam Ruggiero is the Editor In Chief of GearJunkie.

Adam has been covering daily news and writing about cycling, camping, hiking, and gear of all kinds for 15+ years. Prior to that, Adam lived in Hawaii and Puerto Rico, at which time he realized he’d never have a “normal job.” His pastimes — farming, bike racing, and fitness — provided a gateway to all manner of physical challenges and recreation outdoors.

Based in Kansas City, MO, Adam tests as much gear as he can get his hands, feet (and dog) into each and every day. As editor in chief, he works to maintain GearJunkie’s voice, style, and commitment to accurate and expert reporting across every category.