James Cracknell OBE
Twice Olympic Rowing Gold Medallist James needs no introduction.
Winning rowing Gold in Athens in 2004 in one of the most heart stopping races in history confirmed motivational speaker James Cracknell as one of the most successful and inspiring athletes of the modern era and a great choice for corporate speaker.
With his ability to tailor his sporting experiences to captivate and motivate a variety of audiences, James has inspired and entertained many blue chip clients.
James presents sport on ITV and Channel 4. He covered The Boat Race 2007 with Mark Durden Smith for ITV and is the presenter of ITV´s coverage of the British Superbike Championship.
As one of Britain´s most successful athletes is not all boats and water and James has made the successful transition from the river to the studio. As ITV Sport’s new all-action presenter he has embraced the new challenges that broadcasting has set and, has already covered the Superbowl in the US, the Rugby 7s in Hong Kong, The Boat Race, and the 2006 Red Bull Air Races all over the World.
He has an exuberant charisma and presents with a natural humour, charm and intelligence. Suitable for practically any audience he has a young fresh approach to corporate speaking. James’ address includes the behind the scenes stories of a team living up to the high expectations of the British public with things that don’t go according to plan and plenty of amusing anecdotes.
In the 2004 New Year´s Honours List, he was created an OBE for services to Sport.
Having completed the Woodvale Atlantic rowing race in January 2006 with TV presenter Ben Fogle, James now has a new and exciting experience to share with audiences. The trials and tribulations of this amazing race will be enough to inspire anyone. James fronted Channel 4’s coverage of the Red Bull Air Race series in 2007, further extending his portfolio James also started work as the face of ITVs coverage of the British Superbikes Tour.
James´s outstanding sporting achievements, intelligence and sense of humour have made him a popular choice of corporate speaker. He has the ability to tailor his experiences to captivate and motivate a variety of audiences. James speaks with a relaxed yet informative style and offers a young fresh approach to corporate speaking, which is always well received.
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