Chris Clark from Lymington in Hampshire, carryies the Olympic Flame through his home town.
Since competing in his first World Shore Championship in 1990, Chris has won 20 World medals for shore angling: gold, silver and bronze as an individual; gold, silver and bronze as a team member; and gold, silver and bronze as a manager of the England junior team.
Chris Clarc is a Member of the technical Commission of FIPS-M and responsibel for Shore Angling.
He said: "Over 12,000 people watch the torch pass through my home town of Lymington in very very wet conditions. It was a great day for me and an even better day for angling".