James Cracknell: Wiki, Bio, Age, Career, Girlfriend, Height, Net Worth, Education, Profession, Weight, Siblings, Parents, Achievements, Wife, Hobbies, Children, Family: James Edward Cracknell is a British athlete, rowing champion, and double Olympic gold medalist. He was born on 5 May 1972 in Sutton, London, England. He is currently 49 years old. Cracknell was appointed OBE for “services to sport” in the 2005 New Year Honours List. He ran the London Marathon on 23 April 2006, in a time of 3 hours.
James Cracknell Early Life
James Cracknell began rowing whilst attending the independent Kingston Grammar School and rowed at the Junior World Championships in 1989 and 1990, winning a gold medal in 1990. He graduated from the University of Reading with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Human Geography in 1993, followed by a PGCE at the Institute of Education and a Master of Science (MSc) from Brunel University in 1999. James won the World Rowing Championships in 1997, 1998, and 1999 and finally the gold medal at the 2000 Summer Olympics. In August 2000, the month prior to winning gold in Sydney, he took part in a 3-part BBC documentary entitled Gold Fever. In 2018, Cracknell enrolled at Peterhouse, Cambridge to study for an MPhil degree in human evolution.
James Cracknell Career
James Cracknell ran the London Marathon on 23 April 2006, in a time of 3 hours, finishing over an hour ahead of his rowing teammate Matthew Pinsent. In July 2008 Cracknell competed in the European Triathlon Championships for GBR for his age group and in November 2009 he took part in the New York Marathon. In April 2009, James completed the 125-mile non-stop Devizes to Westminster Canoe Marathon in a two-man racing K2 kayak with canoe partner Bernie Shosbree. Cracknell attempted to break the non-stop Land’s End to John O’Groat’s mixed tandem world record along with Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Romero in August 2009.
He became the highest-placed Briton ever in the 25-year history of the Marathon des Sables, finishing 12th in April 2010. Cracknell competed in the Yukon Arctic Ultra six months after his cycling accident which damaged his frontal lobe. He ran the 2012 London Marathon in just under three hours, one of the fastest celebrities, but behind Nell McAndrew. He is also the main presenter of Channel 4’s Red Bull Air Race World Series coverage. James is a contracted columnist with The Daily Telegraph writing about various topics including sport, motoring, gardening, cookery, and others. In October 2013, Cracknell was announced as a Conservative candidate in South West England and Gibraltar.
James Cracknell Personal Life
James Cracknell married TV presenter Beverley Turner in 2002, with whom he lived in Chiswick. The couple had three children – a son, Croyde, and two daughters, Kiki and Trixie. They announced their separation on 29 March 2019 after 17 years of marriage. In January 2021, James announced his engagement to Jordan Connell. Jordan is known to be a financer by profession. James and Jordan met each other at Cambridge University in 2018. In July 2010 Cracknell suffered a hit from behind by a petrol tanker whilst cycling during an attempt to cycle, row, run and swim from Los Angeles to New York. He has attributed his survival to the fact he was wearing a cycle helmet at the time. Since the accident, he has been conspicuous in advocating the use of bicycle helmets.
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James’ Bio, Height, Weight, Profile, Net Worth
|Real Name||James Edward Cracknell|
|Height (approx.)||centimeters– 193 cm
meters– 1.93 m
feet inches– 6’ 4”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 98 kg
in pounds– 216 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||Not Known|
|Eye Colour||Not Known|
|Date of Birth||5 May 1972|
|Age (as in 2021)||49 Years|
|Birth Place||Sutton, London, England|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Not Known|
|Hometown||Sutton, London, England|
|School||Kingston Grammar School|
|Educational Qualification||MPhil degree in human evolution.|
|Parents||Father: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
|Husband/Wife/Spouse||Jordan Connell, Beverley Turner (ex)|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
Some lesser-known facts about James Cracknell
- Cracknell was appointed OBE for “services to sport” in the 2005 New Year Honours List.
- In March 2006 Cracknell’s home was burgled and his Olympic gold medals were stolen, together with his wedding ring and a computer containing 20,000 words of a new book and family photographs.
- He became the highest-placed Briton ever in the 25-year history of the Marathon des Sables, finishing 12th in April 2010.
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