Ski on Wiggo: Channel 4 say Bradley Wiggins will continue on The Jump despite injury

The 2012 Tour de France winner suffered a leg injury ahead of the show's start and aggravated it in his first competitive outing

Sir Bradley Wiggins will continue to compete on competitive celebrity ski jumping show 'The Jump' despite aggravating an injury on Sunday's opening night of competition, say broadcasters Channel 4.

A spokesperson for the channel told the Radio Times that Tour de France winner would continue on the show despite complaining of a torn calf muscle after winning a parallel ski slalom event on Sunday.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).