12:25 01 March 2011
Blue Peter presenter Helen Skelton has become the first person to high-wire walk between the chimneys of Battersea Power Station.
The 27-year-old completed her challenge in aid of Comic Relief on 28 February.
She spent 14 minutes walking across the 150 metre wire, which was 66 metres above the ground.
When she finished the walk, the presenter said:
"I'm so proud of myself for managing to keep my nerves in check and not wobbling on the wire.
"I can't lie, I was incredibly nervous staring over the edge waiting to begin but as soon as I stepped off it was an amazing rush.
"It was really windy and my eyes were fogging up towards the end. The training has been tough and I have never had so many bruises in my life but it has been totally worth it."
By completing this feat, Helen has also set a new record for the highest wire walk by a female in the UK.
It took the Blue Peter daredevil two months to train for the stunt, but this was not her first time she has done her bit for charity.
Last year, Helen completed a 2,000-mile solo trip down the Amazon in a kayak for Sport Relief.
Watch Helen complete her challenge by tuning into Comic Relief: Girl on Wire on Friday 11 March at 7.30pm on BBC One.
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