Beth Tweddle recovering from surgery

UPDATE:

… Beth had surgery to fuse fractured vertebrae in her neck …

“The early medical indications were positive as Beth was able to move her hands and feet, despite being in a lot of discomfort …

they took a piece of bone from her hip and used it to fuse the two vertebrae that were fractured, along with pinning them together …

Beth Tweddle has operation for neck injury after skiing accident on The Jump

Olympic gymnast is one of seven contestants to have been injured in Channel 4 ski-jumping reality show just two episodes in to its third series

Beth
CHANNEL 4 SPOKESPERSON:

“The Jump is now in its third series and since launch 46 celebrities have taken part successfully. Though it is a new course the events have been designed to be no more difficult than in previous years and all contributors have undertaken a rigorous training programme to prepare them for the show.

” All winter sports carry some element of risk but in light of the number of injuries this year, Channel 4 has asked the producers to review safety procedures again to further reduce the prospect of accident.”

related – Beth Tweddle: The Jump to hold safety review after series of injuries

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