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About Human to Hero

Human to Hero gets to the heart of what it takes to be a sporting star. The show explores the discipline, dedication and determination involved, as well as the sources of inspiration for the world's best athletes.

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Every Wednesday and Thursday on World Sport at 1130 and 2130.
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Up next: Skate style

Human to Hero next meets Kilian Martin, a freestyle skateboarder from Spain.

Frustrated by the lack of beaches near Madrid, he took up a sport that seemed the next best thing to surfing -- and let him show off his gymnastic abilities.

The 27-year-old is now known as one of the world's rising pro boarders, focusing on the artistic side of skating.

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