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Monday 17th February 2020

Steve Backshall shares heartfelt tribute to wife Helen and son Logan on their third wedding anniversary

Gorgeous family

We're more used to seeing Steve Backshall in rough and tumble adventures across the world.

The nature presenter and former Strictly contestant, 46, showed a softer side when he took to social media to celebrate he and his wife's third wedding anniversary and shared images that revealed that the family had re-visited the place they tied the knot.

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Taking to Twitter, dad-of-one Steve shared an emotional tribute to wife, Olympic rower Helen Glover.

Showing images of him holding Helen, 33, aloft during their wedding day, then images from the present day showing he and his family - including super-cute son, Logan - revisiting the spot in Cornwall, Stave started his message: "Three years ago Hels and I got married on a Cornish clifftop.

To paddle back past our happy place as parents, looking up at the rocks from spangly blue seas... the most perfect special days ever.

"To paddle back past our happy place as parents, looking up at the rocks from spangly blue seas... the most perfect special days ever."

Steve and Helen were married in 2015 (Credit: Sue Andrews /

The tribute caught the imagination of many of his 117,200 followers on the site, and many of them took time out to wish Steve and family a happy wedding anniversary.

"Love this. Small one is just gorgeous," said radio broadcaster Rachel Burden.

Another follower wrote: "Beautiful picture- i cant believe its been 3yrs- congrats guys!!"

"Happy anniversary to the both of you, what a magical place to get married," a third commented.

Finally, a follower gushed: "Happy Anniversary and happy years to come! Sweet photo of your child and dog!"

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Steve's sweet tribute is all the more poignant after he and Olympic gold medalist Helen revealed that last year they had tragically lost one of their twins.

The couple had announced they were expecting twins in March of last year.

Helen and Steve confirmed on social media the tragedy.

The Team GB rower 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"

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