STEVE Backshall is a popular wildlife expert and familiar face on our screens. Here's everything you need to know about the presenter and where you might recognise him from... Who is Steve Backshall? 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. Who is Helen Glover? 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 … [Read more...] about How old is Steve Backshall, which TV shows has he presented and who is his wife Helen Glover?
Olympic gold medallist Helen Glover has confirmed the loss of one of the twins she was expecting later this year with her TV presenter husband Steve Backshall. Glover wrote on Twitter: "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" Steve added: "Many thanks for all your kind messages. We’ve had the news that one twin has not survived, but are still looking forward to our new addition this summer." Wildlife presenter Steve, 44, and Helen, 31, took to Twitter last month to announce their baby news. After the difficult announcement, friends and fans rushed to send their sympathy to the couple. "We are sending you both lots of love," Ben Fogle wrote. "So sorry for you all. Losing a child is the hardest thing you can go through. Stay strong for your other," a fan wrote. "Stay positive Helen. Sorry to hear your sad news," another added. The pair, who married … [Read more...] about Steve Backshall and his wife tragically confirm death of unborn twin
STEVE Backshall’s wife Helen Glover has revealed she’s suffered a miscarriage and has lost one of the twins she was expecting. The Olympic gold medallist told her fans of their sad news on Twitter but said she remained hopeful. Helen and Strictly Come Dancing star Steve had announced they were expecting twins last month. Today, Helen told her followers: “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.” She was inundated with messages of support following her post. One of her followers told her: “Dear Helen (and Steve) I understand your loss after suffering the same multiple times with my darling wife. Sending you the warmest of blessings for your strength together, and of the strength of the remaining bubba.” Another tweeted: “So so sorry for your sad loss! Virtual hugs on their way to you both. Time is a great … [Read more...] about Steve Backshall’s wife Helen Glover reveals she’s suffered a miscarriage and lost one of their twins but says she’s staying hopeful
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