Bob Champion wins the National

In 1981, Bob Champion won a fairytale victory in Britain's most famous steeplechase, the Grand National.

Two years earlier, Champion had been diagnosed with cancer.

He had survived the treatment by dreaming of a National win.

Bob Champion recalls the race for Sporting Witness.

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