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CLIP 7174

What makes a sports champion?

What makes a sports champion?

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Key Info
  • What makes a sports champion?
  • Duration: 06:19
  • Four different sporting champions discuss what is needed to be the very best. Cyclist Nicole Cooke, sailor Ben Ainslie, cricketer Claire Taylor and swimmer David Roberts talk about their sporting achievements and how they became champions.
  • Subject:

    Physical Education



  • Keywords: honesty, determination, discipline, preparation, mental toughness, pressure, motivation, talent, MTS
Ideas for use in class
  • Discuss the following: how 'the greats' motivate themselves to performance beyond what anyone (including perhaps the athlete) believes possible; performing under pressure and what makes a sporting hero - not necessarily the elite or extravagantly gifted.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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