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Tom Ford

About Tom

Tom started rowing aged 13 at The Grange School in Cheshire, and continued his rowing education at one of the UK’s leading rowing universities, Newcastle, where he read Geography. He received his first international representation for Great Britain in 2013 at the Under 23 World Championships and was selected again in 2014, both in the Mens VIII.

As a student Tom was World University Champion in 2014 and again in 2016, having moved to Henley on Thames in 2015 to row for Leander Club and continue his development. In 2017, Tom joined the senior GB rowing team and is a double European Silver medalist, World Cup winner and a double World Championship bronze medalist.

Tom is currently training to achieve a place at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

When does Tom use LifeJacket and why?

I use LifeJacket products as part of my everyday skin wellbeing. As an international rower we spend many hours outside and often in warmer climates training. It is essential for us to protect ourselves against the sun, both from a health perspective and also for performance.

Our coach, Jurgen Grobler, always says “your health is your business” and as such looking after my body in every aspect is part of my job. The LifeJacket message is simple and clear, they want people to live healthy and happier lives. For me, this fits in perfectly with the lifestyle I lead and what I want to achieve.

Where to see Tom in action?

See more of James on social or on the British Rowing website

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