He first got his start working as a sport reporter for Liverpool Echo.
He first appeared as a reporter for the Paralympic World Cup. He also interviewed a number of politicians, including
He was born in Ashford, Kent, but later moved to Leeds. He was born with a number of limb deformities and was forced to remove his leg. As a result, he was given a prosthetic limb.
He hosted the Channel 4 show The Jump with television presenter Davina McCall.