Gavin is 47, married to Jo and lives in Kidderminster with their two sons Josh and Jack.  After a 12 year career as an all-rounder with Worcestershire Gavin retired through injury in 2000, gained a degree in Sport and Execrcise Science and quickly developed his own cricket coaching business "First Class Cricket Coaching".  A coach at Winterfold school, Level 4 cricket coach and a scout for the England & Wales Cricket board, Gavin is never far away from sport and fitness.
In partnership with Richard, Gavin owns and runs A Sporting Chance which also operates Woodfield House Outdoor Education Centre which has given him a taste for outdoor education.
Climbing mountains poses a new challenge for Gavin but one that he thinks will test his mental resolve as much as it does physically.