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To not want to see Matt Baker's face every time I switch on the TV?

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kinkytoes Wed 28-Oct-15 20:37:59

Pleasant though it may be (although not my type).

He's obviously 'face of the moment' for the BBC but why on earth is he fronting the gymnastics? It's about as far removed from Countryfile as I can imagine. Does he have some sporting pedigree I'm unaware of?

MrsSparkles Wed 28-Oct-15 20:39:26

I think (but don't quote me) he's an ex-gymnast.

Seriouslyffs Wed 28-Oct-15 20:40:38

He's lovely! And he used to be a gymnast.

museumum Wed 28-Oct-15 20:40:49

Yes. He was a serious gymnast.

Palomb Wed 28-Oct-15 20:41:39

He did the gymnastics long before countryfile I think.

The80sweregreat Wed 28-Oct-15 20:41:59

He is an ex gymnast. Was shocked to read on another thread he had away with his partner on strictly a few years back ( alledgedly! ) he comes across as the faithful husband type..

wanderingwondering Wed 28-Oct-15 20:42:08

He's done gymnastics for years.

AnyFucker Wed 28-Oct-15 20:42:48

he used to be a junior gymnast

he also wanted to be a physiotherapist but didn't get good enough academic grades

he gets on my wick too

MrsSparkles Wed 28-Oct-15 20:54:47

Thrilling gymnastics no matter who's presenting it!

kinkytoes Wed 28-Oct-15 21:16:09

Well that's a revelation to me! As you were Mr Baker grin

I still think folk are overused on some channels though. Let someone else have a look in!

TheSpottedZebra Wed 28-Oct-15 21:17:22

Who was his strictly partner ?

TheSpottedZebra Wed 28-Oct-15 21:18:20

Well, my fingers still work so I googled my own question. Aliona.

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