Royal Welsh Show 2017

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ITV reaches new heights in pole-climbing competition at Royal Welsh Show

The poles are 100ft in height. Credit: ITV Cymru Wales

Pole-climbing is not for the faint of heart. Standing at 100ft high, the two iconic climbing poles in the middle of the forestry section of the Royal Welsh Show are hard to miss.

This year's poles are also brand new, replacing the old ones which had been in situ since 2009.

It's one of most popular contests at the showground - so we put the challenge to two of ITV's very own, journalist Nicky Hendy and camerawoman Lynsey Green.

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