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Celebrity Bake Off 2021: What sport does Ade Adepitan play as he appears in the tent?

Ade appears on Celebrity Bake Off tonight (Picture: Channel 4)

Ade Adepitan is taking to the Celebrity Bake Off tent tonight, as he goes head to head with fellow celebrities for a chance to win Star Baker.

The presenter and sportsman is going up against Anneka Rice, John Bishop and Nadine Coyle for the latest Stand Up To Cancer special on Tuesday night.

He’ll serve a selection of bakes over the course of the show’s three challenges, hoping to impress judges Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith.

Ade will be familiar to many viewers for his presenting career, which began in the mid-00s.

He first appeared in front of the camera on CBBC programme Xchange, before becoming one of the main presenters on Channel 4 during the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

He also later joined Claire Balding on the Channel 4 presenting team for the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games and the Rio 2016 Paralympic, where he drew on his own extensive experience of playing disability sport.

What sport does Ade Adepitan play?

Ade is hoping to be crowned Star Baker on tonight’s show (Picture: Mark Bourdillon)

Ade is a leading wheelchair basketball player, having represented team Great Britain at the Paralympics in the sport.

He won the bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens and the gold medal at the 2005 Paralympic World Cup. Ade was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire in 2005 for his services to disability sport.

Tonight’s show will see him take part in the special celebrity version of the Bake Off, which mas proven one of the most memorable series of the show to date.

Last week, KSI had the nation in hysterics as he suffered a huge culinary disaster in the tent.

Celebrity Bake Off airs Tuesdays at 8pm on Channel 4.


Credit: Original article published here.

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