Helen Glover and Steve Backshall reveal they’ve welcomed twins after tragic miscarriage – The Sun

HELEN Glover and Steve Backshall have revealed they’ve welcomed twins after their tragic miscarriage.

The Olympian, 33, broke the news on Twitter today sharing a picture of her newborn son and daughter’s feet.

The rower – who is already mum to Logan, 18 months  – tweeted: "We’re gonna need a bigger boat.

“Welcome to the world little ones. Your big brother is already setting the pace and is so pleased to meet you. Tips for surviving 3 under 2 on a postcard please ."

Wildlife presenter Steve, 46, also shared the news telling fans: "Being a twin is like being born with a soulmate. A best friend always on hand to play, fight, argue and make up stories with.

“ And Helen should know, being a twin herself. All I know is that life is about to get double the crazy. And we couldn’t be happier.”


Helen revealed she was pregnant on the red carpet in September of last year.

She had previously lost one of her twin babies in April 2018,  but went on to give birth to a healthy baby boy after her devastating loss.

Helen and Strictly Come Dancing star Steve first announced they were expecting twins in March last year.

A month later, devastated 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.

Steve, and Helen decided to start a family once she had relaxed her training schedule.

Steve and Helen met during Sport Relief back in 2014.

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 gong again at Rio 2016.

Steve presented CBBC's The Really Wild Show from 2003 to 2006 before joining the Springwatch Trackers team before joining Deadly 60 in 2009.

He has also taken on a series of "deadly" challenges including Deadly Pole to Pole, Personal Expedition: Mount Asgard, and Extreme Mountain Challenge.

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