British Olympic rowing gold-medal winner in the Coxless 4 event, and this year’s 2009 World Championships in Poznan. He started schooling for rowing beneath the assistance of Tag Eanshaw, who was simply then a background instructor, and who became his trainer on Group GB. He narrowly skipped out taking part the 2008 Olympics in Beijing, because of damage, but he gained this year’s 2009 Globe Championships and defended the United kingdom team’s name in 2011. He was created in Cheltenham, THE UK, better known because of its Silver Glass event of steeplechase equine race. Steve Redgrave was another Olympic rower for Group Great Britain.