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: This Aussie rules

Human to Hero next meets Adam Goodes, a leading Australian Football League player.

Voted "Australian of the Year" in 2014, the Sydney Swans star is the most-capped indigenous player in the history of AFL.

Having been the victim of racial abuse, he has launched a foundation aimed at empowering the next generation of indigenous role models.

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