The Jump 2017: Amy Willerton vows not to quit following horror crash

The Jump's Amy Willerton has vowed not to be beaten following a bad crash in training.

Rather than quitting, Amy says it helped her to "grow a pair of balls".


Following a nasty accident while in training for the skeleton last weekend, Amy reflected: “We are all bruised and battered now – just like soldiers who are fighting on.”

“I looked at the sky after the crash thinking, ‘I’m too scared to move in case I realise that I can’t’,” Amy explained to the Daily Mirror newspaper. “The producers said it was the worst crash that they had ever watched.

“It was a miracle that I got up. I feel like a cat with nine lives and now I’m living on eight. It took a lot of will-power to get back to the jumps again.”

Amy confessed that the accident left her with more anxiety, admitting: “I’m definitely more scared. This is the toughest thing I’ve ever done.”

But she added: “I won’t let this mentally knock me because this competition is more about the mental mindset than anything else. Once that goes, you are out.”

The stars who have signed up for the series of The Jump 2017 this year and still competing are Made In Chelsea's Spencer Matthews, TOWIE's Lydia Bright, model Caprice Bourret and Olympic gymnast Louis Smith.

More celebs on The Jump this year are rugby player Gareth Thomas and Paralympic medallist Kadeena Cox and model Amy Willerton.


Rounding off the current cast are Olympic taekwondo champ Jade Jones, rugby player Jason Robinson and Camilla Parker Bowles’ niece Emma Parker Bowles.

Davina McCall returns to present as The Jump 2017 airs tonight at the earlier time of 6:30PM on Channel 4.

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