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Meet Team Great Britain’s Jamie Stead

At the ripe old age of 25, Jamie Stead is actually a veteran for Team GB. With one Paralympics and two world and European championships under his belt, he is ready to take on the world’s top three teams at Four Nations. Learn a bit more about this arcade-loving athlete, and watch him compete May 22-25 at Four Nations Wheelchair Rugby Invitational.
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Age: 25

Classification: 2.5

Occupation: Professional Athlete

Hometown/Current Residence: Normanton

Years on National Team: Six

National Team Achievements:

2014 World Championships – fifth place
2015 European Championships – gold
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games – fifth place
2017 European Championships – gold
2018 World Championships – fourth place

Greatest athletic achievement: Participating in the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Most embarrassing wheelchair rugby moment: Trying to drink my water bottle upside down on live TV on BBC.

Favorite Quote: All things are difficult before they are easy. – Thomas Fuller

Favorite Food: Anything Spicy

Favorite Movie: American Pie

Favorite Band or Artist: Eminem

Hobbies: Watching football, fishing and spending time with friends and family

Fun Fact: I currently hold the high score at my local arcade on the basketball machine.