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.

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Every Wednesday on World Sport at 1600 and 2130, and Thursdays on World Sport at 0430 and 1130.
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Human to Hero next meets Joanna Rowsell, a champion cyclist from Britain.

After winning gold at the women's track event at the London Olympics, she removed her helmet to reveal she was almost totally bald.

Rowsell, who has suffered from alopecia for 15 years, ascended the podium -- watched by millions worldwide -- to collect her medal without her wig.

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