33 episodes

How do sportspeople develop into elite athletes? Each week RTÉ Sport’s Marie Crowe speaks to a sporting icon, tracing their journey from childhood in the hope of finding out how they became heroes.

We Become Heroes RTÉ Sport

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 11 Ratings

How do sportspeople develop into elite athletes? Each week RTÉ Sport’s Marie Crowe speaks to a sporting icon, tracing their journey from childhood in the hope of finding out how they became heroes.

    We Become Heroes - Charlie Swan's life in the saddle

    We Become Heroes - Charlie Swan's life in the saddle

    Legendary jockey Charlie Swan discusses the highs and lows of his career, his relationship with Istabraq and life after racing.

    • 34 min
    We Become Heroes - Paul Flynn

    We Become Heroes - Paul Flynn

    Waterford hurling legend Paul Flynn discusses how he would fit into the modern game, his toughest opponents and Waterford’s quest for an All-Ireland title.

    • 38 min
    Cora Staunton on Mayo, Greater Western Sydney Giants and coping with expectations | We Become Heroes

    Cora Staunton on Mayo, Greater Western Sydney Giants and coping with expectations | We Become Heroes

    In the latest episode of We Become Heroes, Mayo legend and Greater Western Sydney Giants AFLW player Cora Staunton discusses playing senior inter-county football at 13, dealing with pressure and expectation and how she developed the best skills in the game.

    • 51 min
    We Become Heroes - Wexford camogie legend Ursula Jacob

    We Become Heroes - Wexford camogie legend Ursula Jacob

    In the latest episode of We Become Heroes, Wexford's four-time All-Ireland winner Ursula Jacob details how she dedicated over two decades of her life to camogie, after making her senior inter-county debut in goal at 14, and her plans for life after sport.

    • 51 min
    We Become Heroes: Brian Mullins on making it to the top

    We Become Heroes: Brian Mullins on making it to the top

    In the latest episode of We Become Heroes, Dublin legend Brian Mullins gives his verdict on the Dubs, discusses resilience and shares what made him the player he was.

    • 47 min
    We Become Heroes | Kevin O'Brien vows to regain Ireland place

    We Become Heroes | Kevin O'Brien vows to regain Ireland place

    In the latest episode of We Become Heroes, Ireland cricketer Kevin O'Brien discusses his desire to continue his career with Ireland, the expectation that comes with holding records and how the cricket landscape has changed.

    • 37 min

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