Former Great Britain International Swimmer
Event 100m & 200m Butterfly
His Swimming training started at Darlington ASC where he was coached by Eric Wilkinson before moving to Leeds Central Swimming Club in 1976 to be coached by Terry Denison who went on to be Great Britain National Swimming coach. At Leeds he trained with a number of other International swimmers including Andrew Astbury and Peter Robinson. His father used to drive him from Darlington to Leeds to train for 2 hours, 5 days a week in the Leeds 50m International Pool a round trip of 132 miles.
Christopher attended Hummersknott School Darlington from 1971-1976 where he was a member of the Swimming Team that won the English Schools Swimming Team Championship in 1975.
Tommy Morris Memorial Trophy
Coca Cola International July 1978 Venue International Pool Leeds Represented GB 200m Butterfly. Countries taking part included Great Britain, Australia, New Zealand, France, West Germany, East Germany, Italy, Japan, Belgium, Holland, Austria, Canada The Daily Telegraph
England v Scotland Venue Edinburgh March 1976 Represented England 100m Butterfly 1st Place The Daily Telegraph
England v Wales February 1975 Venue Pontypool Represented England 4 x 50m Individual Medley 1st Place The Daily Telegraph
English Schools Swimming
English Schools Swimming Team 1974
English Schools Swimming Team 1975
English Schools Swimming Team 1977
Member of Leeds Central Team that won the UK National 4 x 100m Medley Relay Championship in 1978
Team Members The Daily Telegraph
Christopher M Pattinson-Butterfly
Andrew Astbury Freestyle
Represented the following Counties
North East England
North East Counties Senior Team
Represented the following Swimming Clubs
Darlington ASC 1970 to 1975
Leeds Central ASC 1976 to 1980
North East of England ASA Swimming Men's Champion 6 times, Butterfly, Freestyle, Individual Medley
His Medical career started at Darlington Memorial Hospital in 1980 where he specialised in Orthopaedic Surgery. He left the NHS in 1985 to pursue a career in Orthopaedic Medical Devices where he worked for Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics for 11 years with his final position at the company being Responsible for the European Orthopaedic Market consisting of 15 European Countries.
He is now the Present CEO at CMP-Productions an Entertainment company that was set up in 2016 with an Office in Mayfair London
Television UK & USA
Guest Presenter at eXTRATV Universal City Los Angeles an Entertainment Programme about the latest Celebrity, Movie and TV News.