James was registered blind from birth and attended Linden Lodge School where he participated in many sports, particularly cricket, football and athletics.
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James has completed 2 London Marathons, the Devises-Westminster Canoe Race in 1983 and the Trans-Pennine Canoe Race in the late 80s. His interest in cross-country skiing began in 1981 and he was the first British B2 to ski 30kms in under 2hrs.