Amy Childs heads to Austria for a month ahead of The Jump!

Published Friday, Jan 3 2014, 11:45 GMT  |  By  |  Add comment
Amy Childs has waved goodbye to her family in Essex and is on her way to Austria - for an entire month!

In December, it was confirmed that Amy had signed up to take part in new Channel 4 reality show The Jump, which sees celebrity contestants show off their winter sports talents.

Contestant Amy Childs leaves Gatwick airport to start training in a ski resort for new reality show, Jump - 15 December 2013


The former TOWIE star has now jetted off to snowier climbs to get in some serious practice ahead of the series, which kicks off at the end of January.

Amy will be starring alongside 11 other famous faces, including, Sinitta, Melinda Messenger and former Pussycat Doll Kimberly Wyatt.

In the early hours of today (3 January), Amy told her Twitter followers: "Off to Austria today for A WHOLE month !!!!! Going to miss you all loads xxx"
Amy also retweeted a post by Sinitta, which said: "Good Morning! starting work today. Craziet start to 2014 cool! @melindamessenger and @MissAmyChilds KrissKross will make you #JUMPJUMP."

The Jump will be split into two teams made up of six women and six men and they will be expected to take part in sports including the ski jump, bobsleigh and skeleton.

Tara Palmer-Tomkinson and Anthea Turner complete the women's team, while the men's is made up of England cricketer Darren Gough, hairdresser Nicky Clarke, party promoter Henry Conway, Flash Gordon's Sam Jones and comedian Marcus Brigstocke.

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