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Last Updated: Monday February 28 2011 15:10 GMT

PICTURES: Helen's amazing high wire challenge!

Helen Skelton celebrates completing her high wire challenge

Blue Peter's Helen Skelton has completed her incredible high wire challenge for Comic Relief!

Helen Skelton on the high wire

She managed to walk the 150 metre long stretch of tightrope a massive 66 metres up in the air in just 11 minutes.

Helen Skelton on the high wire

She braved the wind and the drizzle as she walked on a wire the width of a one penny coin between two chimneys at London's Battersea Power Station.

Helen Skelton on the high wire

Not only did she have to concentrate on staying on the wire, she also had to carry an eight metre long balancing pole!

Helen Skelton on the high wire

Helen has two new records to add to her Amazon challenge last year. She's the first person to ever walk on a tightrope between the building's two chimneys...

Helen Skelton on the high wire

It's also the highest-ever high wire walk by a female in the UK. Well done Helen!

Helen Skelton celebrates completing her high wire challenge

The 27-year-old Blue Peter presenter said that after her training in France she had never had so many bruises in her life!