25 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

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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: How Olivia O'Toole inspired a generation

    We Become Heroes: How Olivia O'Toole inspired a generation

    In the latest episode of We Become Heroes, former Republic of Ireland international Olivia O'Toole details how football put her on the right path in life, what it feels like to inspire a generation and how she loves playing for her country above all else.

    • 34 min
    We Become Heroes: Davy Russell on his drive to succeed and weighing room culture

    We Become Heroes: Davy Russell on his drive to succeed and weighing room culture

    In the latest episode of We Become Heroes, Davy Russell discusses the pressure he put on himself and how he has changed as a person over the years. He also delves into the weighing room culture in Ireland and racing's recent controversies.

    • 37 min
    We Become Heroes: Nicci Daly on coping with Olympic comedown and not being defined by hockey

    We Become Heroes: Nicci Daly on coping with Olympic comedown and not being defined by hockey

    In the latest episode of We Become Heroes Irish hockey star Nicci Daly details the difficulties of dealing with the Olympic comedown, how she worked on the mental side of her game from a young age and what the future holds.

    • 34 min
    Eamon Dunphy on life lessons and the great days of his career

    Eamon Dunphy on life lessons and the great days of his career

    Marie Crowe is joined by former Republic of Ireland international and broadcaster Eamon Dunphy as he looks back on the great days of his sporting life and the lessons he learned along the way.

    • 28 min
    We Become Heroes: Derval O'Rourke - The secret of my success and life after the track

    We Become Heroes: Derval O'Rourke - The secret of my success and life after the track

    On the latest episode of We Be Heroes, Derval O'Rourke discusses her transition from athlete to businesswoman, how the secret to her success was hard work and her coaching hopes for the future.

    • 51 min
    We Become Heroes: Tony Ward on being an Ireland No 10 and Shamrock Rovers

    We Become Heroes: Tony Ward on being an Ireland No 10 and Shamrock Rovers

    Tony Ward speaks about his rivalry with Ollie Campbell, his love for Shamrock Rovers and Ireland's number tens.

    • 53 min

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