Ray Brickell - Swimming Hall of Fame Honoree
Country: Great Britain
Year of Induction: 2009
Reg and Ray have served as English Channel pilots under the guidance of their father Reg over the course of four decades. Reg started work with his father at the age of 16 in 1967 and his brother also started at the age of 16 years, 3 years later. In 1981, they took over the running of the boat from their father. On average, the brothers take up to 30 swimmers each season across the English Channel, including escorts for several world record swims. Like their father, they remain very involved with the Channel Swimming Association.