From skateboards to snowboards, via surfing - James clearly has board-sports in his blood.

Discipline(s): Snowboard UL
Age: 28
Hometown: Broadstairs

Despite having all his equipment stolen earlier this year, James is well on track to represent GB at the 2018 Paralympics. Born with one hand missing, James and his twin brother Olly have been in to boardsports since they were kids, starting with skateboards before progressing to surfing and then snowboards in 2010. Working construction and as a ‘battlefield casualty’ for a military training company help fund his career as an athlete and his determination has seen him rise up to 4th place in the World Rankings in 2017.

James Barnes-Miller