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James Cracknell - Olympic Rower

James Cracknell is a former Olympic rowing champion who has performed astonishing feats of endurance from the Sahara to Antarctica. But his toughest challenge has come by accident, not design. Two years ago his skull was smashed by a truck as he cycled across America. Miraculously he survived and his body healed, but his brain suffered significant damage. How has he responded to a test which changed his personality and his life?

Release date:

30 minutes

Last on

Sat 5 Jan 2013 00:30


Role Contributor
InterviewerStephen Sackur
Interviewed GuestJames Cracknell