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When does The Jump 2017 start and who is on it?

When does The Jump 2017 start and who is on it?

If you love skiing it’s hard not to have a marmite relationship with Channel 4’s ‘reality in the snow’ programme ‘The Jump’. It doesn’t help our industry when Davina McCall says dumb things such as ‘your chances of getting injured (while skiing) are extremely high’.   Non-skiers think skiing is dangerous However, if The Jump...
Dear Davina…Is the risk of injury while skiing really ‘extremely high’?

Dear Davina…Is the risk of injury while skiing really ‘extremely high’?

In the ski industry, we all know Channel 4’s ‘The Jump’.  It’s light-hearted, vacuous fun (even if it might be fixed). But were it not for the number of injuries in recent years, it’s unlikely the show would still be going into its fourth season. Injuries = Viewers If there’s one thing that TV executives...