It has been more than five years since James Cracknell, pictured with his wife Beverley Turner, was knocked off his bike by a petrol tanker To be honest, I was apprehensive about meeting James Cracknell. It has been more than five years since the 43-year-old double Olympic gold medallist made a miraculous recovery after being knocked off his bike by a petrol tanker while attempting a marathon run, cycle, row and swim from Los Angeles to New York. The accident left him brain-damaged. The truck’s wing mirror hit him on the back of the head and he woke up ten days later in hospital in Arizona, lucky to be alive. He credits his survival partly to the fact that he was wearing a helmet. But he was irrevocably different: ‘James Mark Two’ is how he refers to himself now. ‘The brain had acted like a bell’s hammer,’ he wrote after the accident, ‘swinging forward and damaging the frontal lobes. This area controls personality, decision-making, planning, concentration and motivation.’ He went from being ‘surfer-ish and laid-back’ to aggressive and irritable – and those closest to him suffered the brunt of his dark side. James’s petite wife, radio presenter Beverley Turner, 41,… Read full this story
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