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Last Updated: Monday March 01 2010 13:07 GMT

CBBC star beats Amazon challenge

Helen celebrates finishing her Amazon challenge for Sport Relief

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CBBC's Helen Skelton has become the first woman to kayak the length of the Amazon River on her own.

It took her six weeks to complete the mammoth 2,010-mile journey in Brazil, raising awareness of the Sport Relief charity along the way.

Helen's also set a new world record for the longest distance kayaked by a woman in a day - a muscle-tiring 75 miles!

As Joe reports, it's the latest in a long line of gruelling challenges the Blue Peter presenter's taken on...

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