Rick Stanton Biography
Rick Stanton is a British civilian cave diver who is well known for playing a leading role in the Tham Luang cave rescue in Chiang Rai Province in northern Thailand. He has specialized in rescues through the British Cave Rescue Council and the Cave Rescue Organisation.
Here is all you need to know about Rick Stanton Bio-wiki, Age, Birthday, Education, Parents, Wife, Girlfriend, Where is Rick now? Father, Wikipedia, Net worth, Instagram, Twitter
Rick Stanton Age, Birthday
Rick is 61 years old as of 2022. He was born in 1961. Rick celebrates his birthday on June 1 every year. His zodiac sign is Gemini.
Rick Stanton Wife, Girlfriend
He is in a relationship with Siripon Bugnngern, a nurse. Rick and Siripon met in England when she was on holiday. She is from Chiang Rai, Northern Thailand.
During the rescue of the twelve boys and their coach, she volunteered to work as a translator for the British diver and the rest of the rescue team. Despite the age difference of more than 20 years the two seem to be really in love and it may not be a surprise if they get married.
Rick Stanton Parents
He was born and raised by his parents in Epping Forest District in Essex. His parents made sure that their son never lacked. He had his back when he informed them that he wanted to be a cave diver.
Rick Stanton Education
Rick did his high school education in his hometown. He passed with good grades and joined Aston University. While still in school he joined the caving and the diving clubs.
Rick Stanton Height, weight
Rick is estimated to be 5 feet 7 inches tall. His weight and body measurements are not known to the public.
Rick Stanton Tham Luang cave rescue
He was among the volunteers that helped in the rescue of 12 boys and their coach. The team entered the cave on June 23, 2018. They were caught by heavy rainfall while in the cave and got stuck inside. For two weeks they did not communicate causing tension among the family and friends.
The rescue mission started as they could not reach them nor even communicate they dived into the cave to search for them and on July 2, 2018, they were found alive. They had to work quickly to avoid being caught up bt the second heavy rains expected soon. On the 8th and 10th of July, they were safely rescued.
Where is Rick Stanton now?
Rick Stanton Wikipedia
While he was still a teenager Rick watched The Underground Eiger, and after watching it, he knew that cave-diving was for him. When he joined University he also joined the caving and the diving cubs. He was so devoted and wanted to know everything that concerned diving and caving. His urge to always know something new was something great that made him become a recognized and professional diver.
He is among the world recognized divers and has won himself awards like the EUROTEK Diver of the Conference Award, the Royal Humane Society’s bronze medal in 2012, Hero of the Year award at the West Midland Fire Service’s Aspire Awards, and the 2018 Pride of Britain Award for “Outstanding Bravery” for the Tham Luang incident.