Helen Glover and Steve Backshall welcome twins! See adorable photo - EpicNews

January 17, 2020 – 11:20 GMT Jane Dowdeswell

Olympian Helen Glover and her husband, wildlife presenter and naturalist Steve Backshall, are delighted to announce that they’ve turn out to be dad and mom to twins as they reveal the thrilling information solely to HELLO! On-line. Helen, 33, gave start to a boy and a lady on Thursday 16 January, little siblings for their 18-month-old son Logan. The couple solely stated: “We’re so excited to welcome the infants to our household! It’s going to be a studying curve for us juggling the 2 of them and Logan, however we’re already loving journey.”

WATCH: Helen Glover dotes on child Logan in unique video

Over on Instagram, Helen additionally shared a stunning photograph of her twins, writing: “We’re gonna want a much bigger boat! Welcome to the world little ones. Your large brother is already setting the tempo and is so happy to fulfill you. Suggestions for surviving three beneath 2 on a postcard please.”


Helen shared this lovable photograph of their twins

The glad information that they have been anticipating was first revealed on the Animal Hero Awards on the finish of September when the couple – who married in a clifftop ceremony again in 2016 in a marriage lined solely by HELLO! – handed out the awards. Whereas presenting the Inspirational Animal of the Yr award to a canine referred to as Barrie, the two-time Olympic champion rower was clearly emotional as she stated: “I am undoubtedly blaming my being pregnant hormones for this.” She later tweeted: “An absolute dream to current the @AnimalHeroAward and first official outing of the bump!”

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The couple are additionally dad and mom to 18-month-old Logan

Nevertheless, what Helen and 46-year-old Steve did not reveal again then is that they have been anticipating twins! Helen has beforehand informed HELLO! of her joy at being a mum, “Motherhood has been all the pieces and extra. I believe, if something, it has made Steve and me even nearer. It was one thing we have been prepared for and enthusiastic about and now we will share a lot with Logan.”

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She additionally spoke of her pleasure: “I used to be pleased with what my physique may do as a rower however I’m even prouder of it as a mum. As a mum you turn out to be so conscious of what your physique is able to – to undergo one thing fairly painful and are available out the opposite facet – and so now it’s extra about constructing on that, to really feel robust, to really feel assured.”

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Helen and Steve married within the bride’s native Cornwall in 2016

The information is all of the extra emotional as earlier than Logan was born the couple had revealed they have been anticipating twins. A month after the announcement got here the devastating information that that they had misplaced one of many infants. On the time Helen thanked everybody for his or her messages, explaining: “We have had the laborious information that one child hasn’t made it however we’re very excited and longing for the remaining child to reach this summer time.”

Of welcoming their son on 24 July 2018, Steve stated “the most important journey begins”, and Helen has since informed us that Logan has already adopted their love of the outside. “He is undoubtedly an out of doors child, which is fortunate for us, and he takes all the pieces in his stride. Swimming is his favorite factor. He has all the time been a water child, ever since he was born.”

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