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Cracknell OBE

James Cracknell OBE is an inspiring sportsman, athlete and adventurer. Since retiring from competitive rowing in 2006, James has continued to be a household name, carrying out dangerous and gruelling challenges for the BBC and Discovery.

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Since his retirement, James has completed several demanding challenges that have been documented both on screen and in his written accounts. From late 2005 to the beginning of 2006, James alongside presenter Ben Fogle, completed The Race Across the Atlantic, where they placed first. The experience was documented in the BBC show Through Hell and High Water, and the pair wrote a book about the race, titled The Crossing: Conquering the Atlantic i...

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