Comedian says The One Show host is fit

Russell Howard is impressed that Christine Bleakley managed to water-ski across the English Channel for Sport Relief.

The One Show host battled sub-zero temperatures and strong winds to complete the 21-mile journey in just 1 hour and 40 minutes on Friday.

‘Water-skiing is very hard, so fair play to Christine Bleakley,’ Russell, 29, tells Now.

‘What a cool thing to tell your grandchildren you did. It’s nicely wacky that she’s water-skiing it rather than swimming – it has that air of madness.’

Russell admits he’s got a bit of a soft spot for Christine, 31. 

‘She looks pretty fit,’ he adds. ‘If you ever see her on The One Show, her arms are like rockets.’

Russell Howard‘s gives his take on the week’s stories in Now magazine dated 22 March – out now! 5p from every copy sold goes to Sport Relief*

* 5p donation from UK newsstand sales of Now magazine only, as confirmed by audited ABC newsstand sales figures. In support of Sport Relief, an initiative of Comic Relief, registered charity 326568 (England/Wales); SC039730 (Scotland).

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