Former five time Olympic skier and Champions Celebrity Graham Bell has a busy start to the New Year. He has joined forces once again with snowboarder and presenter Ed Leigh to present BBC’s magazine style sports show Ski Sunday. The weekly programme which features skiing, snowboarding and various winter sports will see the pair commentating on events and interviewing contestants from all over the world.
The first episode aired on the 10th January and was presented by the duo from Adelboden in Switzerland where they presented the highlights from the FIS Ski World Cup. Watch the first episode here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b06wcjsd/ski-sunday-2016-episode-1
This Sundays show is based in Wengen, Switzerland - home of the fastest, longest and most gruelling downhill course on the World Cup circuit. Tune in at 17.15 on BBC 2 this Sunday.
It has also been officially announced today that Channel 4’s popular show The Jump is airing for its third season on the 31st January. The programme shows a series of celebrities being put through their paces in various winter sports. Graham, who has been the performance director for the show since it was inaugurated in 2014, is set to star in the show again. He trains and pushes celebrities to their limits to help them succeed in the programme.
In this series a few of the famous faces Graham will be working with are; TOWIE star James ‘Arg’ Argent, Olympic Athlete Beth Tweddle, former Girls Aloud singer Sarah Harding, Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington, former Westlife singer Brian McFadden and Olympic athlete Linford Christie.
Here at Champions we are looking forward to watching Graham give the celebrities some tough love and challenging training sessions! The Jump starts on Channel 4 on Tuesday January 31st.