Did you know?
Jim was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Arts in 2008 in recognition of his business writing.
He started his career practicing commercial law in the City of London and in ICL/Fujitsu.
Jim has spoken to over 500,000 people on 5 continents.
Jim has a passion for motorbikes, currently riding a Triumph and a BMW.
Jim is studying to pass his helicopter pilot licence in the summer of 2019.
Jim has seen Les Miserables 6 times.
Jim’s weekend job at school was cutting glass and he can make a perfect round hole for an extractor fan in a pane of wired glass.
Jim’s first introduction to freediving was the film “The Big Blue”.
Jim’s favourite movies are The Godfather Part 1 and 2 – partly for the amazing Nino Rota scores.
Jim knows all the words to “Let it Go” and is an expert in Disney Princesses generally.
Jim found his horseracing training 5 times harder than the freediving training.
Jim used Kundalini Yoga to prepare for his Freedive.
It took Jim 12 months to reach the race track and 8 months to reach 101m using his framework.
A major reason for Jim’s freedive to 101m was to test the effectiveness of music in the neuroscience of handling fear.
Jim’s biggest audience was 3000 people at the Bellagio, Las Vegas.
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Head of Commercial Strategy & Planning, Vodafone