Charley Spriggs successfully completed an English Channel relay called Charley and the Old Speedos on 4 August 2013 in 12 hours 15 minutes at the age of 12 years 16 days, escorted by pilot Eric Hartley on the boat Pathfinder. In the process, she raised over £15,000 for Papworth Hospital that saved the life of her grandfather in 2012. She received the Princess Diana Award for Champion Young Fundraisers.
Charley and the Old Speedos
- Charley Spriggs
- Jon Spriggs (father of Charley)
- Amanda Goodman (aunt of Charley)
- Nick White (uncle of Charley)
- Nick Hunt from the Chelmsford Swimming Club
- Adrian Boehler