James Golding

James Golding, 32, is an enviably fit, strong and competent cyclist. He's planning on breaking two world records by bike and is in the form of his life.

It's hard to believe that just four years ago James was in a coma, clinging to life after contracting cancer - and after being given a five per chance of survival. James recovered from the big C but there's more, a lot more, to his long and at times traumatic return to good health and amazing fitness. Cycling has played a central role in his miraculous and inspiring return from not one but two near-death experiences.

Forgiving fate "Some people tell me I'm the unluckiest man alive," says James, "but I think I'm the luckiest. If I hadn't been through what I have, I wouldn't be where I am today.

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