Role models: These heroes of sport inspire us

Heroes make us dream, inspire us and take us further. They show us unknown perspectives. This is exactly what we want to achieve with our series of portraits of sports heroes. We show that success never comes overnight. That success also comes with responsibility - and often leads to social commitment. Let's use this inspiration and try to become a little better ourselves.


Adventure sports offer thrills and nature experiences. Discover inspiring adventurers who are committed to humanity and sustainability.


Basketball is a dynamic team sport that inspires people all over the world. Get to know basketball players who make a difference both on the court and in the community.

Mountain sports

Mountain sports include climbing, hiking and alpinism. Find out more about mountain sports enthusiasts who are committed to environmental protection and social justice.

Pasang Lhamu Sherpa


Cycling offers diversity from road racing to mountain biking. Find out which cyclists not only impress with their performances, but also with their commitment to a sustainable future.


Football fascinates with its speed and strategy. Discover football players who are committed to positive change on and off the pitch.


Climbing and free soloing are sports full of risk and precision. Get to know climbers who stand up for human rights and nature conservation through their actions.

Heroes are characters with rough edges

Role models are essential for us and especially for younger generations. They are not only the record holders, the best of the best, but also characters with rough edges, purpose and heart. Colin Kaepernick stands up against racism, Serena Williams for mental health, Yusra Mardini for refugees - our heroes are multifaceted and definitely have role model potential not only for Gen Z. Find out about them for yourself!

Marathon & Triahtlon

Marathons and triathlons are extreme endurance sports. Find out more about athletes who stand out not only for their sporting achievements, but also for their commitment to social and ecological causes.


Running, including marathons and triathlons, requires endurance and willpower. Learn more about runners who are using their platform to raise awareness about important social and environmental issues.

Kimi Schreiber


Swimming is one of the most popular water sports. Meet swimmers who excel in the water as well as in their commitment to the environment and the community.


Skating inspires through tricks and speed. Get to know skaters who use their skills to work for a better and fairer world.


Tennis is an elegant and tactical sport. Discover tennis players who stand out for their social and ecological commitment.


Gymnastics combines strength, flexibility and grace. Find out more about gymnasts who are committed to human rights and sustainable development.

Winter sports

Winter sports such as skiing and snowboarding are popular all over the world. Find out more about winter sports enthusiasts who are committed to environmental protection and social responsibility.

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