Who is BBC Breakfast presenter Mike Bushell?

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SPORTS presenter Mike Bushell is best known for his BBC reporting and his willingness to try out different sports.

Mike has been with the BBC for around 25 years and is a popular weekend presenter.

Who is Mike Bushell?

Originally from Yorkshire, Mike Bushell is a sports presenter for the BBC.

Mike was born on December 11, 1965, making him a Sagittarius.

His career path started at a young age when at just eight years old he made his own paper The Daily Owl and delivered it round his village.

At the age of 15, Mike ran six marathons in six days, raising money for charity.

He is best known for reporting on BBC Breakfast on Fridays and at the weekends.

The presenter also holds the record for participating in the greatest number of different sports, having tried 560.

Mike is known for some of his blunders too, such as when interviewing the swimmers at the 2018 Commonweath Games he misplaced a step and ended up in the pool.

The clip of him falling into the water was shared 11.5million times in one day.

Is Mike Bushell married and does he have children?

Alongside his day job as a presenter, Mike is a father to three daughters.

The girls are from his first marriage, which ended in 2012.

Their names are Isabel, Sophie, and Lucy.

Isabel, who goes by Izzy, has followed in her father’s footsteps and is a journalist and content creator.

In May 2019, Mike married Emily, a marketing executive, who he met in a neighbouring village.

What TV shows has he been in?

Mike appears on BBC Breakfast, mainly on Fridays and at the weekend, to present the sports news.

In 2019, the presenter appeared on Strictly Come Dancing.

He and partner Katya Jones were the seventh contestants eliminated, losing the dance-off to Michelle Visage and Giovanni Pernice.

Often at charity sporting events, Mike can be seen trying his hand at a new sport.

He set the world record for travelling across water in a large inflatable ball at Sport Relief 2012.

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