English long jumper who is known for his prolific international career. He began competing internationally for England in 2002 at the European Championships, where he finished in 6th place.
He began competing in the long jumping event at age 10 for the Middlesbrough AC club. He finished 12th at the World Junior Championships for the English junior team in 2000.
He earned his first long jump medal, which was silver, at the 2008 World Indoor Championships. He then earned a bronze medal for long jump at the 2010 European Championships.
He was born and raised in Middlesbrough, England.
He competed alongside Greg Rutherford, who eventually won the gold medal, at the 2014 European Championships as long jumpers.