Former TOWIE star Amy Childs, Olympic gold-medalist Sir Steve Redgrave and a host of other celebrities have thrown themselves into winter sports training, all to take part in Channel 4’s latest reality show The Jump.
The celebrity contestants are to undertake a whole host of wintry events, including speed skiing, slalom and skeleton across the ten-night challenge. Those stars who find themselves in the bottom two must then face off in a live ski jump. The celebrity who jumps the furthest is through to the next part of the contest.
Quite literally, this is no small thing. The highest jump stands at an eye-watering 40 metres. Plus, some of the celebs, including Amy and 5ive’s Ritchie Neville, have never put their feet in a pair of skis before.
So how did a trip to the top of the jump go down? Well, there were cameras ready and waiting to catch every whimper…