The Jump 2016: Tina Hobley dislocates elbow to follow Rebecca Adlington out of the contest

Adlington disclocated her shoulder while Louisa Lytton was the first to leave after injuring her hand

Jess Denham
Friday 05 February 2016 10:25 GMT
Tina Hobley was doing well in The Jump before being forced out by injury
Tina Hobley was doing well in The Jump before being forced out by injury (Channel 4)

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Tina Hobley has become the latest celebrity to bite the dust on The Jump after dislocating her elbow.

The Holby City actress was practicing the ski jump when she was distracted by crew members in the landing area and fell, injuring herself.

Hobley has been forced to quit the snowy competition, with Channel 4 issuing the following statement:

The Jump adheres to the strictest safety protocols to ensure that the health and safety of the competitors is always paramount.

Tina’s fall was caused by simple human error when members of the ground crew failed to clear the outrun. All those involved have been spoken to and extra procedures have now been put in place by the producers to ensure that this will not happen again. We’re very sorry to lose Tina from the competition and wish her a very speedy recovery.”

Hobley has been left “very frustrated” with the incident but has been invited to compete next year instead. “I am in a lot of pain and I’m very upset to be leaving in these circumstances. This fall wasn’t my fault and as I was doing so well in the competition it’s very frustrating,” she told The Mirror, not taking The Jump a little too seriously at all.

Rebecca Adlington dislocates her shoulder on The Jump - Channel 4

The Jump is known for its string of casualties. Olympian Rebecca Adlington was hospitalised earlier this week when she dislocated her shoulder, while EastEnders star Louisa Lytton’s hand is in a cast and The Wanted singer Tom Parker tore some ligaments after a fall.

Extra precautions will be put in place following Hobley’s injury.

Catch The Jump on Sundays at 7.30pm on Channel 4.

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