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James Cracknell has said that Prince Harry's visit to Headway a charity which helps those with brain injuries, will help raise the profile of the charity and the cause.
He said: "one of the things about brain injury is the hidden illness. If you're walking, talking, people think you're OK.
"With the profile a royal visit brings so many more people will have heard of Headway."
Cracknell won gold at the 2000 Olympics in Sydney and the 2004 Olympics in Athens. James suffered a brain injury in a near fatal accident after being struck from behind by a truck while cycling through Arizona in 2010.
Former decathlete Daley Thompson lit the Olympic cauldron tonight in Alexandra Palace, north London. It's not far from where he used to train alongside Seb Coe, the chair of London 2012.
The Prince of Wales saw the Olympic Flame for himself today in one of the areas worst hit by last summer's riots. He was joined by the Duchess of Cornwall in Tottenham.
James Cracknell won two Olympic Gold Medals and six World Championship titles during his rowing career, but today he added another accolade - carrying the Torch through Kingston-upon-Thames in south-west London.
Afterwards he spoke about Olympic spirit, his family and shared his predictions for this years rowing team.
The largest boat to come into London’s West India Dock has arrived in Docklands for the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The cruise ship MS Deutschland is 175m long and only fits into the lock with inches to spare.
Legendary England goalkeeper Gordon Banks will carry the Olympic Torch through Wembley Stadium tomorrow on day 68 of the Torch relay.
The 75-year-old is regarded as England's greatest goalkeeper and a former World Cup Champion.
London's Kew Gardens put on an impressive floral display for the arrival of the Olympic torch.
Around 20,000 plants were used to create the iconic Olympic rings, which can be appreciated by flight passengers arriving into the city ahead of the Games.
Emerging British tennis hopeful Oli Golding had the honour of holding the flame aloft at the famous botanical gardens.
The 18-year-old, who hails from nearby Twickenham, was a child actor before he pursued a sporting career.
The Olympic torch took a successful ride on the London Underground today, travelling on a train emblazoned with the Olympic rings.
Service Operator John Light, 64, was given the honour of carrying the flame a stop down the District Line, from Wimbledon to Wimbledon Park.
Earlier, double Olympic gold medalist James Cracknell carried the torch.
The rower and adventurer, 40, began today's relay in Kingston with the flame eventually bound for Ealing.