Leeds’s own Kadeena in right gear ahead of The Jump

Kadeena Cox MBE.

Kadeena Cox MBE.

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LEEDS paralympic champion Kadeena Cox joined fellow contestants revealing colourful costumes ahead of the start of Channel 4 winter sports programme The Jump.

The 25-year-old 25, will join former Leeds United star Robbie Fowler, Olympic taekwondo champion Jade Jones and Rio silver medal-winning gymnast Louis Smith on the show which begins on Sunday, February 5.

Kadeena - who won cycling and athletics gold at last summer’s Rio Paralympics - has had her UK Sport funding suspended while she takes part in six-week long show.

British Athletics made the decision with the support of British Cycling. Kadeena, who has multiple sclerosis after a stroke in May 2014, later tweeted that her condition is a “ticking time bomb” which prompted her decision to go and “enjoy skiing”.

Artist Ruth Spencer Jolly who composed 'European Unison' an ensemble written for 28 pianos, representing the members of the European Union and symbolising Brexit, following a preview of her work at Besbrode Pianos in Leeds. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday March 23, 2017. The composition tells the story of the EU from its birth to Brexit. The ensemble of pianos is a metaphor demonstrating "the whole is greater than the sum of its parts". Photo: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

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