Ben Cohen loses two teeth in The Jump

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The Jump 2016 contestants – courtesy of Channel 4

Ben Cohen has lost two teeth and needed 20 stitches after an accident on The Jump.

The retired rugby star is the latest contestant to suffer injuries on the Channel 4 show, in which celebrities attempt to master various winder sports, such as ski cross, slalom, bobsleigh and speed skating.

Despite only recently joining the show, Ben caused injury to his face in training, after crashing into safety pads at high speed.

He was treated immediately after damaging his teeth and lips.

Ben took to Twitter to tell fans: ‘Morning!! Back skiing today after my accident. 20 stitches and 2 lost teeth. #BabbaLip’.

He added: ‘I actually used my face to stop me. Totally unplanned though.’

Extreme sports

The show’s contestants have been plagued with injuries this series.

The list of injuries includes Olympic gymnast Beth Twaddle’s broken back, Made in Chelsea star Mark Vandelli’s broken ankle, retired Olympic swimmer Rebecca Adlington’s dislocated shoulder, actress Tina Hobley’s dislocated elbow, and TV presenter Joe Swash’s chipped bone.

It is believed Ben will continue on the show, which will be next broadcast on Sunday.

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