Famous Cornish Sportsmen and sportswomen
James Honey Bone
James is an Olympic fencer who represented Team GB in London 2012. 5-time GB senior sabre champion, current British number 1 and world number 30
He is from Truro Cornwall
Emma is from near Cambourne – she is one of countries top female distance runners and was second fastest British women in 2015 London marathon.
UK number 1, ranked 25th in the world for surfing
From Newquay Cornwall
Talan skeel piggins
Brought up in Constantine near Falmouth and attended Truro school.
He was a former royal navy fighter controller. He was paralyzed from the chest down following a motorcycle accident in March 2003. In 2008 he reached 5 th world ranking in alpine skiing. He also continues to take part in motor racing
Double world champion, European champion, and winter Paralympian
The world’s first paraplegic to hold motorcycle and car race licenses
“Princess of pain “is from Penzance – she is a kick boxer and Thai fighter. Muay Thai world feather weight champion. No2 feather weight in world WBC Muay Thai
Raised in Cornwall and educated in wadebridge school. She was a former weightlifter – she is now a Olympic weight lifting coach
Golf professional from Truro Cornwall
And is a member of ladies European tour (LET)
Ben is a world class long boarder from Cornwall
Has ranked number 3 in WSL WLT 2015 and European champion 11 times
She is a retired professional English kick boxer Muay Thai fighter and sports commentator. Born in Cornwall
She achieved 2011 WBC welter weight champion Muay Thai
2011 pride of Cornwall award
As well as numerous kick boxing and karate titles
Annabel is a retired British rower
She was born in Truro. She represented team GB in 2008 Beijing Olympics winning a silver medal. she has won various titles and is now a journalist and author
Cassandra was born in cardinham Cornwall – she is a freestyle swimmer and coach and won bronze in open water event 2008 Olympics
She has won various other medals freestyle and butterfly
He is British Paralympic swimmer and has a MBE he was educated at Cornwall college. He was born with cerebral palsy
He has won gold 2012 London back stroke
Silver 2008 Beijing backstroke
He has a total of 2 golds 3 silver 1 bronze
He has now retired from competitive swimming
He is an Olympic rower, twice world champion and Olympic gold medalist
Born in Indian queens Cornwall
He has gained 3 golds
2004 Athens Olympics and world championship rowing and 2 bronzes
He retired from rowing in 2004. He studied law before joining family law firm Coode’s solicitors.
Born to Cornish parents in Barnstable, Devon
He played rugby for:
Gloucester, London wasps, Team England, British and Irish lions
And was appointed deputy lieu tenant of Gloucestershire in 2015
She is an English racehorse trainer specializing in national hunt racing. She was born at scorrier house redruth Cornwall. She rode in the 1988 grand national and started training other horses in 1995.
She broke a neck in a fall she is currently based in Herefordshire.
Luke cowan dickie
He was born in Truro Cornwall. He can play Prop and hooker positions. He has played for Cornish pirates and Plymouth Albanian, British and Irish lions, and England lions.
He rugby union player.
He is an English rugby union player for premier ship Exeter chiefs.
He made his premiership debut for Exeter chiefs on 25th Nov 2012
Born in Newlyn Cornwall. Major teams British and Irish lions, England. position of choice is wing but can also play full back or outside center
She is a professional rower and a member of team GB. born in Truro Cornwall
2012 summer Olympics’ coxless pair gold medal
Various world rowing cup medals
Sir benedict Ainslie is a British competitive sailor. He is the most successful sailor in Olympian history winning golds in Sydney, Athens, Beijing, and London. awarded knighthood for services to sailing 2013.
Attended Truro school and learnt to sail restronguet creek near Falmouth cornwall.