Those chal­lenges

The People's Friend - - Remember When -

At­tempt­ing a hair­rais­ing chal­lenge has al­ways been part and par­cel of be­ing a “Blue Peter” pre­sen­ter, and back in 1977, John Noakes was seen scal­ing Nel­son’s Col­umn in Lon­don’s Trafal­gar Square with­out a har­ness or any other safety equip­ment.

In 2011 dare­devil He­len Skel­ton walked a tightrope across Bat­tersea Power Sta­tion. She also pad­dled over 2,000 miles along the Ama­zon river in a kayak.

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