James Cracknell praises Prince Harry's charity visit

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.

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