He has been married twice. He has a daughter named Danielle with his first wife Elsa de Vassoigne, and twin boys named George and Max with his current wife Julia Burgess.
He has a twin sister named Julia.
He has debated in both Oxford and Cambridge Unions.
He was an athlete for 10 years.
He has written an autobiography called How Long's the Course.
He supports Southampton FC.
He used to be sponsored by Reebok.
Throughout his career he was coached by Mike Smith and Mike Whittingham.
Roger has won two European junior championship gold medals throughout his career.
Roger has a collection of fifteen medals from major senior athletics competitions.
As a child he went to Portsmouth Grammar School.
As well as presenting he is also a motivational speaker.
His TV career started in 1991 when he worked as a presenter for BBC Sport.
His greatest achievement was winning the Olympic 400 metres silver medal in 1996.
He was awarded an MBE in 2002.
Throughout his career he won fifteen major Championship medals including European, Commonwealth and World Championship Gold medals.
Roger came fifth in the second series of Strictly Come Dancing with Camilla Dallerup.
Roger won silver at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta in the four hundred metres.
Roger: (on Strictly Come Dancing) I just thought, 'why not?' But I wouldn't have done it if I didn't think it would be a real challenge and an opportunity to learn a great new skill, because I really can't dance.