Friday, 1 August 2014

Big Brother - Steve Gill

Steve Gill

Steve Gill, 41, was an ex soldier from Leicester, he lost both legs and an eye in an explosion whilst serving in Northern Ireland. He was known in the house for his classic one liners and spending a lot of time relaxing on the BB sofa.  He was evicted in week 10 with 8.8% of the vote.  After appearing on Big Brother, Steve went back to his old life and didn't stay in the post BB celebrity circuit. He has continued to raise both money and awareness for charity Blesma, who help and support injured servicemen. In 2012, he appeared on the BBCs coverage of Remembrance Sunday, speaking about his involvement with Blesma. In 2013, he took part in a documentary with other injured serviceman, which involved them visiting all 42 counties in 24 hours, it was shown on free view. Steve discovered his passion for driving after a charity race day at Snetterton.

Extra Reading

Army veteran and Big Brother contestant gives backing to charity single

Steve Gill's team of amputees filmed in gruelling cross-counties challenge

Injured soldier’s drive for charity race day at Snetterton

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