James Foad

James Foad

  • Event Eight (M8+)
  • Date of Birth 03/20/1987
  • Born Southampton, Hampshire
  • Coach John West/Christian Felkel


James Foad was taken to the 1996 Games in Atlanta as a nine-year-old to watch Sir Steve Redgrave win his fourth Olympic gold with Sir Matthew Pinsent.

He has been part of the British eight since 2010 and has won two silver medals at World Championship level.

Foad has one superstition; if he performs well in heats, he will always wear exactly the same kit for the next race.

At the 2012 OIympics in London, Foad won bronze in the men's eight. 

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