STANTON, Rick, MBE
United Kingdom (1961- )
Last updated: July 3, 2018 at 18:03 pm
Cave explorer; leader of Wakulla 2 cave diving expedition (USDCT); rescue specialist; public speaker; British cave diving record at Wookey Hole (2005); member of British Cave Diving Group and Central Committee. Stanton was one of the first two divers to discover and make contact with a group of 13 members of a youth football team after they had been lost in a cave in Thailand in July 2018.
MBE Award for services to cave diving (2013)
DOXA Diver of the Conference Award (Eurotek 2008)
Order of the British Empire (MBE)
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