James started Modern Pentathlon at the age of 14 but also before this James swam for Wantage White Horses SC as well as running for the school cross country team. Both disciples provided a good starting base for James Modern Pentathlon career as well as attending Millfield school, Street from the ages of 14 -18 whose sporting excellence is internationally known for.
Outside of sport James is a foodie and loves fine dining and a good red wine and cooking for friends and family as well as spending time with his family Other than competitive sports, James also enjoys water skiing.
James also enjoys travelling to hot countries for holidays and to relax and catching up with the latest movie.
James ambition is to own a home abroad.
|British Nationals Salford||1st||8 mins 55 secs|
|World Tour – Weymouth||1st||10 mins 10 secs|
|GB series 2 – Hull||3rd||9 mins 58 secs|
|GB series 2 – Blackpool||2nd||9 mins 20 secs|
|European Championships||3rd||8 mins 34 secs|
|Team Silver at Europeans – Portugal|
|World Championships – Cyprus||5th||9 mins 15 secs|
|Team Bronze – Cyprus|
|GB series 1 – Millfield||1st||8 mins 36 secs|
|GB series 2 – Hull||1st||9 mins 19 secs|
|GB world Tour – Italy||1st||9 mins 5 secs|
|GB series 3, Cheltenham||1st||8 mins 40 secs|
|GB world Tour – Germany||2nd||8 mins 8 secs|
|European Championships, Individual event||Silver||9 mins 4 sec|
|European Championships, Team event||Gold||9 mins 4 sec|
|GB World Tour Weymouth||1st||8 mins 9 sec|
GB Modern team 1990 to 2002/3
British Junior National Champion 1991 & 1993
Senior World Ranked top 50 1994 to 1997
World cup finalist in 1997 – USA San Antonio 28th
3 x Junior World Championships team 1991, 92, 93
1 x Senior World champs team 1994 (Fourth man in the Team who won Silver).
3 x Senior European Championship team 1995, 1997, 1998
Nordic championship 1995, Denmark — 3rd
Pan American Game, Canada (1990) — 2nd
Over 50 Caps for GB Between 1990 & 2003
GB Men’s team Captain 2002 / 2003