Cornish Olympian Helen Glover and her husband, TV wildlife presenter Steve Backshall have announced they have lost one of the twins Ms Glover was carrying. The Olympic gold medallist who married Mr Backshall at Prussia Cove in Cornwall in 2016, announced they were expecting twins less then a month ago. But yesterday Ms Glover tweeted: “Thanks for all your lovely messages. We’ve had the hard news that one baby hasn’t made it but we are very excited and hopeful for the remaining baby to arrive this summer xx. The couple broke their original happy news on Twitter with two photos – one of Helen on a boat showing a baby bump and of Steve with two goslings. Helen, who grew up in Penzance and went to Humphry Davy School, is a double Olympic champion and member of the Great Britain Rowing Team. Ranked the number one female rower in the world since 2015, she won gold with partner Heather Stanning at the Olympics in London 2012 and Rio 2016. She’s also triple World … [Read more...] about Helen Glover reveals she and Steve Backshall have lost one of their twins
Schoolchildren got the chance to meet TV wildlife presenter Steve Backshall at Green Park in Aston Clinton last week. The group of 12 seven to ten year-olds from Holy Trinity Primary School in Cookham took part in a morning of den building and orienteering with the TV personality.The visit was arranged to help Steve promote his new range of outdoor children’s clothing which the children are modelling in the above photo.Steve said: “With modern technology becoming such a huge part of childhood these days, it is important to reignite that joy of playing in and exploring the outdoors.“Working with a big brand like Mountain Warehouse and organisations like ALF help keep that love for outdoor adventure alive in the younger generation, something myself and my peers experienced in our childhood before the iPad came along.”Holy Trinity School teacher Anna Smith said: “Holy Trinity School are thrilled to have teamed up with Mountain Warehouse and Steve to give our … [Read more...] about Schoolchildren meet TV presenter Steve Backshall in Aston Clinton
Olympic rowing champion Helen Glover and her TV presenter husband, Steve Backshall, are set to welcome twins in the summer. The double gold medallist, who lives in Cookham, tweeted the good news to her 48,000 followers, sharing a picture of herself posing against a sunset with her baby bump on show and a snap of her husband looking at two chicks. She wrote: “Soooo...the biggest adventure of our lives…two little (chicks) of our own arriving this summer,” while Mr Backshall, sharing the same two pictures, wrote: “On the boat with my three favourite people; seems this summer we’ll have some little ones of our own.” Helen, 31, and her rowing partner Heather Stanning won Britain’s first gold medal at the London Olympics in 2012, and in Rio in 2016 they took gold again, becoming the first British female rowers to defend their Olympic crown. She moved from Cornwall to Cookham in 2015. Soooo...The biggest adventure of our lives.. 2 little … [Read more...] about Olympic champion Helen Glover set to welcome twins with husband Steve Backshall later this year
Olympic gold medallist Helen Glover and TV presenter Steve Backshall will become first-time parents later this year – to twins. Team GB rower Glover tweeted: “Soooo…The biggest adventure of our lives.. 2 little (chicks) of our own arriving this summer!!! @SteveBackshall.” She shared a picture of herself posing against a sunset with her baby bump on show, and a snap of Backshall staring at two chicks. Backshall shared the same two images on Twitter, and wrote: “On the boat with my three favourite people; seems this summer we’ll have some little ones of our own… @Helenglovergb.” Glover, 31, and naturalist Backshall, 44, married in September 2016 after dating for around two years. Glover and her rowing partner Heather Stanning won Britain’s first gold medal at the London Olympics in 2012, and in Rio in 2016 they took gold again, becoming the first British female rowers to defend their Olympic crown. A year ago, Backshall … [Read more...] about Helen Glover and Steve Backshall to welcome twins this summer
STEVE Backshall is a popular wildlife expert and familiar face on our creens.Here's everything you need to know about the presenter and where you might recognise him from...Steve Backshall is a 44-year-old television presenter best known for his work on nature shows.As well as this, he is a published children's author, releasing three novels for the age bracket.Growing up in Bagshot, he was raised around rescue animals, which sparked his love of nature - and he later backpacked around the world before attending university in Exeter.He is also a black belt in judo after spending a year in Japan, and can also speak the language fluently.Helen Glover is an Olympic rower who married Steve in September 2016.The couple met during work for Sport Relief in 2014 and began dating shortly after.As part of Team GB, Helen has won a number of medals including gold at London 2012 in the women's coxless pairs alongside Heather Stanning- the first gold earned for the country that year.The pair won the … [Read more...] about How old is Steve Backshall, who’s his wife Helen Glover and what TV shows has he presented?