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The Jump: Beth Tweddle walks unaided following neck surgery

Gymnast hails medical staff in Austria who took bone from her hip and used it with pins to fuse together fractured vertebrae

Britain’s most successful gymnast is walking unaided after neck surgery following a fall during training for Channel 4 show The Jump.

Beth Tweddle, who won bronze at the London Games in 2012, could only walk a few steps assisted by medics after the operation, which involved having a piece of bone taken from her hip.

Related: Channel 4 launches safety review of The Jump as celebrity casualties mount

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Olympic gold medal winner Victoria Pendleton targeted for 'Strictly'

Olympic gold medal winner Victoria Pendleton targeted for 'Strictly'
Olympic gold medal winner Victoria Pendleton is the BBC's latest target for this year's Strictly Come Dancing, say reports. Pendleton, who won gold in the Women's Keirin last week, is among the Olympic stars that the broadcaster wants to sign up to boost this year's ratings. Gymnast Beth Tweddle and swimmer Rebecca Adlington are also on the BBC's wishlist, according to The Mirror. Pendleton is in line to win another medal later this (more)
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Here Are 8 Ways to Be A Better Documentary Editor

Documentary editors have a challenge dramatic ones don't: they have to find the narrative. When a documentary goes into the cutting room, it's the editor's job to work out not just what the story is, but how best to tell it. Now with the advent of digital technology, documentary filmmakers have the luxury of shooting more, creating an even greater challenge for the editor to carve a cohesive story. In sympathy for the aspiring and newbie editors, the 2012 Sheffield Doc/Fest hosted "Hidden Storytellers: The Art of the Documentary Film Editor." The session, moderated by the Garden Production Ltd.'s Creative Director Jonathan Smith, featured three of the UK's leading documentary editors: Steve Barclay ("Gymnast"), Rupert Houseman ("Coppers") and Sam Santana ("Katie," "Anatomy for Beginners"). Here are the top tips gleaned from the event: #1. It’s Up to You to Help the Newbies Houseman: It’s...
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