Popstar Joe McElderry, from South Shields, was crowned champion of Channel 4's ski challenge show The Jump tonight.
He became a substitute in the competition filmed in Austria because others were injured by the sporting challenges.
In tonight's final, Joe McElderry jumped 17.5 metres off the highest jump. He beat journalist Donal MacIntyre who jumped 13.5 metres off the middle jump.
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