Get to know the Don't Rock The Boat presenters on ITV

Celebrities were seen taking on Don’t Rock The Boat 2020 on November 2nd. So who are the presenters putting them to the test?

The competition sees two groups of celebrities race against each other to win a coastal race, with the first stretch involving over 80 miles of rowing.

Two presenters instruct the contestants on their upcoming challenges, the first episode being either a rowing challenge or front-face abseiling.

And while the celebrities introduce themselves, we didn’t get to find out much about the presenters. So who are they? Meet them here!

Screenshot: Don’t Rock The Boat, Episode 1 Series 1, ITV

Who are AJ Odudu and Freddie Flintoff?

Onatejiro ‘AJ’ Odudu is a 32-year-old television presenter living in London. She is best known for co-presenting the spin-off Big Brother’s Bit on the Side.

Aside from her rising TV career, she is a host, DJ, qualified personal trainer and fitness instructor, and ambassador for L’Oreal Paris partnership with The Prince’s Trust.

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While Freddie Flintoff, whose actual name Andrew, is a 42-year-old television and radio presenter, as well as a former international cricketer.

He was one of the sport’s leading all-rounders and has four children with his wife Rachael Wools, who he married in 2005.

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Where else have we seen AJ Odudu?

AJ Odudu has starred in a number of shows, including being a TV presenter for The Voice UK. She also hosts 4Music’s Trending Live show.

When she’s not presenting, AJ has been a regular guest on ITV, such as Xtra Factor and Fake Reaction, and I’m a Celebrity Best of 2014 and Release The Hounds: Famous And Freaked.

She presented BBC Two’s flagship Saturday morning music chat show The 5:19 Show for 2 years, and has spun the decks at Ibiza Rocks hotel.

Where else have we seen Freddie Flintoff?

Freddie has been a presenter on Top Gear since 2019. He also won the first series of the Australian version of I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!.

He became the third highest English wicket-taker in one-day international cricket with 168 wickets. Freddie retired from the sport in 2014, returning for the 2015-16 Big Bash League season as a commentator for Network Ten.

In 2017, Freddie was the main presenter for Cannonball and All Star Musicals later that year. More recently, he starred in a BBC documentary which explores his experience living with bulimia.



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