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'''Kevin Steede''' was a [[contestant]] in [[Series 72]].
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'''Kevin Steede''' was an [[octochamp]] in [[Series 72]]. He is also an [[Apterite]]. He scored five centuries during his octorun to return as number 5 seed for the finals. In his quarter-final against [[Andy Noden]], his 4 large numbers pick in round 14 proved to be decisive as he avoided a crucial conundrum. Steede's run ended in the semi-finals with defeat to eventual series champion [[Tom Cappleman]].
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Steede is an occupational therapist based in Plymouth. Originally from [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Belclare Belclare] in the West of Ireland, he attended school at [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St_Jarlath%27s_College St Jarlath's College] in [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tuam Tuam], before studying for a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English Literature and French at the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NUI_Galway National University of Ireland, Galway]. As part of his BA degree he spent a year abroad through the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erasmus_Programme Erasmus Programme] at the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Poitiers Université de Poitiers]. He then completed a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Occupational Therapy at the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Plymouth University of Plymouth] and, since appearing on the series, has completed a Master of Science (MSc) in Advanced Occupational Therapy at the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Salford University of Salford].
  
 
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{{ep | 6087 | 16/02/2015 | P |Kevin Steede| 104 - 76 |[[Mick Cockcroft]]|[[Richard Madeley]]|Susie Dent|124}}
 
{{ep | 6087 | 16/02/2015 | P |Kevin Steede| 104 - 76 |[[Mick Cockcroft]]|[[Richard Madeley]]|Susie Dent|124}}
 
{{ep | 6088 | 17/02/2015 | P |Kevin Steede| 85 - 80 |[[Lois Pattison]]|Richard Madeley|Susie Dent|118}}
 
{{ep | 6088 | 17/02/2015 | P |Kevin Steede| 85 - 80 |[[Lois Pattison]]|Richard Madeley|Susie Dent|118}}
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{{ep | 6089 | 18/02/2015 | P |Kevin Steede| 103 - 95 |[[Lee Worth]]|Richard Madeley|Susie Dent|120}}
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{{ep | 6153 | 9/06/2015 | QF |[[Andy Noden]]| 94 - 99 |Kevin Steede|[[Jo Brand]]|Susie Dent|124}}
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{{ep | 6154 | 10/06/2015 | SF |[[Tom Cappleman]]| 127 - 52 |Kevin Steede|Jo Brand|Susie Dent|132}}
 
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==External Links==
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* [http://www.advertiser.ie/galway/article/75709/belclares-kevin-steede-a-countdown-champ "Belclare's Kevin Steede a Countdown champ"] - report in the ''Galway Advertiser'' newspaper
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* [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JJZt6qvzRoQ Audio interview on ''The Ray D'Arcy Show'']
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* [https://www.joe.ie/news/pic-a-galway-man-is-ripping-it-up-on-countdown-and-hes-using-words-weve-never-heard-of-484480 JOE.ie]
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* [https://uk.linkedin.com/in/kevin-steede-902b5761 LinkedIn] (with education details)
  
 
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Revision as of 12:50, 31 May 2020

Kevin Steede
Octochamp Statistics
Final positionSemi-finalist
Seeding5
Points total792
Conundrums solved3
Kevin Steede

Kevin Steede was an octochamp in Series 72. He is also an Apterite. He scored five centuries during his octorun to return as number 5 seed for the finals. In his quarter-final against Andy Noden, his 4 large numbers pick in round 14 proved to be decisive as he avoided a crucial conundrum. Steede's run ended in the semi-finals with defeat to eventual series champion Tom Cappleman.

Steede is an occupational therapist based in Plymouth. Originally from Belclare in the West of Ireland, he attended school at St Jarlath's College in Tuam, before studying for a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English Literature and French at the National University of Ireland, Galway. As part of his BA degree he spent a year abroad through the Erasmus Programme at the Université de Poitiers. He then completed a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Occupational Therapy at the University of Plymouth and, since appearing on the series, has completed a Master of Science (MSc) in Advanced Occupational Therapy at the University of Salford.

Episodes

# Date Type Contestant 1 Score Contestant 2 Presenters Guest Lex Max
6082 9/02/2015 P Nick Briggs 84 - 98 Kevin Steede Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Sherrie Hewson Susie Dent 117
6083 10/02/2015 P Kevin Steede 101 - 59 Alice Hugill Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Sherrie Hewson Susie Dent 125
6084 11/02/2015 P Kevin Steede 89 - 47 Sheila Watkinson Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Sherrie Hewson Susie Dent 121
6085 12/02/2015 P Kevin Steede 108 - 41 Terry Stapleton Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Sherrie Hewson Susie Dent 125
6086 13/02/2015 P Kevin Steede 104 - 57 Gus Aaron Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Sherrie Hewson Susie Dent 129
6087 16/02/2015 P Kevin Steede 104 - 76 Mick Cockcroft Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Richard Madeley Susie Dent 124
6088 17/02/2015 P Kevin Steede 85 - 80 Lois Pattison Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Richard Madeley Susie Dent 118
6089 18/02/2015 P Kevin Steede 103 - 95 Lee Worth Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Richard Madeley Susie Dent 120
6153 9/06/2015 QF Andy Noden 94 - 99 Kevin Steede Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Jo Brand Susie Dent 124
6154 10/06/2015 SF Tom Cappleman 127 - 52 Kevin Steede Nick Hewer Rachel Riley Jo Brand Susie Dent 132

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