University of Bath course of study: Business Administration (graduate)
Occupation: Full-time athlete
James took up modern pentathlon when his pony club was temporarily shut as a precaution because of the foot and mouth outbreak.
He took a season out in 2012/13 as he was on a placement year as part of his Business Administration degree at the University of Bath.
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