Craig Dryden is a 49-year-old British amputee and a professional diver who served with the British Navy. He lost his leg in a road traffic accident in 2006 and previously served as a submariner in the Royal Navy from 1988 to 1993. He currently lives in Bacup, Lancashire and now works as a trail leader for Military Mountain Bikers.
Open Water Swimming Career Highlights
- He participated in an English Channel relay to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the British Limbless Ex-Service Men’s Association together with Stephen White, Jamie Gillespie, and Conrad Thorpe. On 5 September 2014, the single-leg amputees completed the crossing in 12 hours 14 minutes as the first all-amputee team to swim across the English Channel.
- He swam from the Isle of Wight to Portsmouth.
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