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.

Watch Human to Hero at these times (all GMT):
Every Wednesday on World Sport at 1600 and 2130, and Thursdays on World Sport at 0430 and 1130.
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Up next: Sky runner


Human to Hero next meets Emelie Forsberg, a mountain running champion from Sweden.

The 27-year-old has become a star in a sport that involves a series of brutal long-distance running races over altitude -- where earth and sky meet.

"I feel at home in the mountains. They give me a sense of freedom and I love being out there and exploring," she says.

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