Sam Calvert - would love to be a torch bearer. Sam 19 is an inspirational, caring person who has had a positive effect on many people. Sam has taken part in numerous charity events including: two 'Swimathons', Manchester-Blackpool cycle race and two Great North Swims. Aged 17 Sam organised a sponsored triathlon. 120 people took part in this with the sponsor money used to fund a trip to a special school in Morocco where Sam spent a week refurbishing the schools and helping the deaf and blind students there. Other charities that have benefited from his efforts include, Derian House - Chorley, Children with Leukaemia, Epilepsy Research UK. Sam is currently starting his own business to provide teaching resources to school teachers as he is passionate about teaching and good education. Sam has been a swimming teacher for 5 years and has helped teach many young children to swim.