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: Next king of Scotland?


Human to Hero next meets Jedidiah Amoako-Ackah, who is Ghana's first competitive track cyclist.

The 23-year-old moved to Scotland with his family in 2001, and has just made his debut at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

Inspired by the Jamaican bobsled team, he says: "Sports is the one way through which ordinary people can do extraordinary things for their country."

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