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.

This clip is from:
More Than Sport
First broadcast:
23 October 2009

This clip could be used to inspire, motivate and generate interest for students studying sport.
Following the clip, students could discuss the following: how 'the greats' motivate themselves to perform 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.