Teenage skier takes torch 443 feet above London

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CORRECTS BYLINE TO JOE GIDENS, NOT LEWIS WHYLD- In this photo provided by LOCOG, Amelia Hempleman-Adams poses with the Olympic Flame on top of a London Eye pod on the Torch Relay leg through London. Opening Ceremonies for the 2012 London Olympics will be held Friday July 27. (AP Photo/LOCOG, Joe Gidens)

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Teenage skier Amelia Hempleman-Adams, famous for being the youngest person to travel to the South Pole, took a journey in a different direction on Sunday, July 22. Ascending to the top of the London Eye, Amelia carried the Olympic Torch 443 feet above the city, for her part in the final stages of the relay.

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