Lee Crudgington

Son Of Injured Paratrooper 100mile Bike Ride to Arnhem 80th Anniversary

Fundraising for SUPPORT OUR PARAS
raised of £1,000 target
by 71 supporters
Charity Bike Ride (Arnhem 80th), 1 September 2024

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We support our PARAs and their families to bring them help and a life they deserve


On the 2nd July 2022, Paratrooper Lee Crudgington (me) had a life changing speed flying accident in Morzine, France. I spent 4 weeks in a ICU unit in France whilst having life saving surgeries. After waking up out of a induced coma for 3 days the surgeons couldn't believe what a miracle I was.

The fight was on! And in true paratrooper fashion I had nothing else on my mind but to get through this nightmare.

SUPPORT OUR PARAS immediately kicked in and started to ease all of the stress / admin for myself and more importantly my family. They made my repatuaiton back to the UK the best it could of been. Also the on going support has been awesome and second to none from them.

Almost 2 years on and I am now at a point where it's time to pay back. My son Cody (10) asked if we could raise money for the charity that helped mum and dad (and the kids) absolutely I said!

So to that end he wanted to ride to Arnhem for the 80th anniversary this year (September 2024) which is around 100 miles. But the catch was I have to ride it with him : ) Thanks Cody!.

SOP are a great charity that really do help and change lives when it matters. We would like to raise as much as possible to help any airborne warriors that need the help too!

Thanks for all your support!

Keep an eye out for updates! 🚲

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We exist solely to support The Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces, looking after veterans, serving soldiers and families within our Airborne community. We're there for our nation’s paratroopers through the good and the bad, from the moment they join our family to the sounding of the last post.

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