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Athlete Profiles / James Talbot

James Talbot
Date of Birth 30/10/1992
Coach Lizzi Chapman
Nickname Jimmy
Height 183cms
Weight 86kgs
Hometown Sydney, Australia
Hobbies Watching sports and catching up with mates.
Club Sydney University BC/NSWIS
Previous Rowing Clubs/School Balmain RC/Redlands
New South Wales' James Talbot is set to made his international debut for Australia in the PR3 Mixed Coxed Four at the 2018 World Rowing Championships. The Sydney University Boat Club member, began his rowing career at Balmain Rowing Club. He was involved in a serious motorbike accident which resulted in permanent damage to his hand and wrist. Following this, Talbot was no longer able to play contact sports so decided to get back into rowing (now para-rowing) - a sport he hadn't competed in since high school. Outside of rowing, Talbot works in financial markets as a foreign exchange dealer.
Career Achievements
Class Year Race Position
PR3 Men's Pair 2018 World Rowing Championships Second Place