Rower who won a bronze medal in the men's double sculls at the 2008 Olympics and silver in the same event at the 2010 World Championships.
He graduated from Queen Elizabeth High School.
He won bronze at the 2006 World Championships in the double sculls.
He grew up with a brother named Peter Wells in Hexham, England.
Cyclist Nicole Cooke also competed for Great Britain in the 2008 Olympics, winning gold in the women's road race.