The Jump New – Celebs Confirmed, Start Date and all the latest gossip

The Jump 2017 line up of All Star contestants has been revealed – Who’s on The Jump this year?

So the start date for The Jump 2017 has been revealed as Sunday 5th February 2017 on Channel 4 if you fancy some winter action and watching celebs try to avoid injury.

Davina McCall returns as the slightly annoying host having been part of the show since the first series.

By MarkMeets / Published 17th January 2017

However she confessed surprise that The Jump was given the green light for another series after the injuries suffered last time.

“I was amazed [it was renewed] because I didn’t think we’d be able to get people back on it but apparently people still want to do the show which is great. They’re amazing,” Davina said earlier this year.

53-year-old former Olympic ski jumper Eddie ‘The Eagle’ Edwards axed after voicing safety concerns as “Producers didn’t like what he was saying about the show as it came in for a lot of stick.

Who is on The Jump 2017 line up? The contestants confirmed this far are:

Emma Parker Bowles – Camilla Parker Bowles’ niece
Caprice Bourret – Model
Louis Smith – Olympic gymnast
Gareth Thomas – Retired Welsh rugby ace
Vogue Williams – Model
Kadeena Cox – Paralympic medallist
Bradley Wiggins – Retired pro cyclist
Robbie Fowler – Ex Liverpool and England Footballer
Josie Gibson – Reality TV personality
Jade Jones – Olympic taekwondo champ
Spencer Matthews – Made In Chelsea hunk
Lydia Bright – The Only Way Is Essex star
Jake Quickenden – X Factor singer
Jason Robinson – Rugby player
Mark Dolan – Comic and TV host

Here are the favourites: to win:

Louis Smith

Sir Bradley Wiggins

Jade Jones + Jason Robinson

MarkMeets can reveal that a number of celebs are also in training as ‘standby contestants’ should the confirmed celebs pick up any injuries.

The Jump 2017 will again see celebs going head-to-head in a brand new winter sport event each week.

Each show ends with two or more celebs with the slowest recoreded times or lowest scores having to face The Jump live where one celeb will indeed be eliminated.

We love The Air Jump (The aim is to get as high as possible or The Ski Jump (Jump as far as possible) and the longest distance or highest height wins.

At the final, the remaining celebs will go head to head on the jump with the aim of scoring the biggest overall score.

The Jump 2017 airs on Channel 4.

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