The Great Britain and Ireland Chapter of the Explorers Club recently presented cave explorer Rick Stanton, MBE, GM with a 'Chapter Coin', in recognition of the role he played in the 2018 Thai cave rescue.
100 of these coins have been especially crafted for the chapter.
The GB&I Chapter Coin is given to inspiring individuals and those who have contributed to exploration in extraordinary ways. Mark Wood, explorer
Polar explorer Mark Wood stated "As Chair of the Great Britain and Ireland Chapter I'm in a privileged position to meet some extraordinary people through my work. I had the honour of presenting Rick Stanton with the Chapter Coin."
Other recipients of this Chapter Coin include Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Alexandra Shackleton, and technical divers Sally Cartwright and Rod McDonald.