Presenter of BBC Sports' Moto GP telecasts.
He started out as a writer and commentator for MotoGP in 2001, then began creating press material for several of the teams.
Joining the BBC as a pit lane reporter in 2008, he became the main presenter the following year.
He settled in the village of Stainland, Calderdale, with his wife Jane, a grade school teacher.
Clare Balding was another popular BBC Sports presenter.