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    Human to Hero

    Twice a month, Human to Hero gets to the heart of what it takes to be a sporting star, exploring the discipline, dedication and determination involved, as well as the sources of inspiration for the world's best athletes.

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  • Earl Bamber of New Zealand in action during the A1 GP qualifying round held at the Kyalami race track on February 21, 2009 in Gauteng, South Africa. (Photo by Duif du Toit/Gallo Images/Getty Images

    Up next ... Earl Bamber

    The New Zealand racing driver is moving his way up the motorsport ranks, and is preparing to drive in the prestigious Le Mans 24-hour endurance event in June. The 24-year-old won the 2014 Porsche Supercup, a series which runs during the race weekends of selected Formula One grands prix.