Double Olympic gold medallist takes on new 8s challenge

Pete Reed will row in the mens eight for the first time at an Olympic Games Credit: ITV West Country

Double Olympic gold medallist, Pete Reed, has been named in Team GB's rowing squad for his

The naval officer from Nailsworth, Gloucestershire won in the men's coxless four in Beijing and London.

He now takes a seat in the men's eight for Rio 2016.

Rowing has become an increasingly high profile sport for Team GB, it's an Olympic sport in which the public have come to expect British success.

We asked Pete what it's like to be contributing to rowing's Olympic legacy: