Tuesday, 25 September 2018 09:25

Heroes of the Future

With the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 just around the corner, Olympic Channel invites viewers on a journey around the world in search of the Olympic champions of tomorrow in Heroes of the Future. The twelve-episode original series premiered worldwide on Monday, September 24th on the Olympic Channel global digital platform, and is available on-demand at olympicchannel.com and its mobile apps.

The all new season of Heroes of the Future features 12 young athletes from 10 different countries who are already considered amongst the best in their respective sports. These young game changers represent Olympic hopefuls in 12 different sports including football, boxing, gymnastics and athletics, as well as sports on the Youth Olympic Games programme including sport climbing, breaking and roller speed skating.

Episodes include the story of Valentina Aguado, the sport climber from Argentina who started climbing when she was nine-years-old. Now 16, she dreams to become the first medallist for her country in sport climbing. Valentina will be representing Argentina at the upcoming Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, where she will have her first opportunity to make her dream come true.

“When we start thinking about dreams and goals we always strive for the best, and my dream is to one day be able to stand on an Olympic podium,” said Aguado. “Sport climbing is growing in popularity and I would like to grow with it and be able to reach my fullest potential and represent my country in the best way I can.”

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