About the series

    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.

    Watch on Wednesday Dec 2 at 1130, 1245, 1445, 2130, 2245, 2345 and Thursday Dec 3 at 0445 (All times GMT). Read about CNN's special reports policy

Behind The Scenes on H2H