Strictly Come Dancing 2011: Dan Lobb

Anyone for tennis?


Name: Dan Lobb


Age: 39

Official website

Famous for: Tennis / TV presenting

Bio: Appropriately enough considering his name, Lobb made his mark as a tennis player, playing professionally for three years and achieving a British ranking of 18 before retiring from the game in 1998.

He made his first foray into broadcasting in the early years of this century, doing stints at Channel 5 News and Sky Sports News before becoming sports correspondent for GMTV in 2010.

When GMTV folded, Lobb moved across to its replacement programme, Daybreak, where he doubles as a stand-in for main presenter Adrian Chiles.

What Dan’s saying on Twitter:

Engaging in a boxing-style face-off with Adrian Chiles

Being surprised by a robot on Daybreak