The Oil & Gas Engineering Team Leader from Coleford-based SPP, Chris Blinman and his team, have completed the 'Three Peaks Challenge' and to date has raised £2,000 for The Forest of Dean Children’s Opportunity Centre, also based in Coleford, UK.
This challenge involves walking the highest mountains in Scotland, England and Wales within 24 hours.
Chris comments: “What a great challenge this was. I did it with a team of four friends: Lee Jenkins, Rob Handcock, Ben Collins and our driver, Ian Jones. Ben is well known to many of the SPP team, as he works for PJ Engineering, SPP’s main site fabricators.
“We started at the foot of Ben Nevis and ended finishing the descent of Snowdon and did the whole thing in 21 hours and 27 minutes. It was an amazing experience, and it really meant a lot to do it for such an important charity. We had great support from SPP along the way … so thanks to everyone who donated.”
Ken Winn, SPP' s Site Director at Coleford, added: “Well done to Chris and his team. SPP is all about focusing on where it really matters and what a demonstration of that vision this is. Chris has raised a serious amount of money for a charity that really matters and really makes a difference to the local community. On behalf of everyone at SPP, I’d like to congratulate him.”