Steve James Backshall is English naturalist, television presenter and writer. He is known for presenting such shows as CBBC's The Really Wild Show (from 2003 to 2006), the Lost Land series (from 2006 to 2010) and Deadly (since 2009).

In 2008, during a break from filming the first season of Deadly 60, Steve had accident, falling down when he was rock climbing in Forest of Dean, England. He received a spinal injury but luckily he didn't become paralysed.

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Marathon des Sables 243 km

The Devizes to Westminster canoe race

UK Tough Guy

Welsh 1000m peak marathon

Strictly come dancingEdit

9/27/2014 ‘Born to be wild’ 6 6 7 7 = 26

11/10/2014 ‘I Wan'na be Like You’

The DengineersEdit

11 year old Ben from Orpngtion meet Steve as Ben's favourite hobbies was about surival and bird watching. Steve taught how put up a hammock and a sheet of waterproof matreial over it. At the end Steve gave Ben set of binoculars which Steve wrote his signature in silver.


BAFTAs Children's Television Presenter, and Best Factual series.