Nature of Champions is a South African documentary series featuring encounters between the world's greatest sporting champions and their animal counterparts.
The series premiered on SABC3 on Tuesday 13 February 2007, at 19h30. There are six hour-long episodes in the series.
Sprint like a cheetah, hurdle like a springbok, swim like an otter.
The documentary offers an in-depth look at the place of the human beings in a wild environment and how their exploits measure up to nature's exceptional performances.
It also shares these athletes' emotions when they come face to face with their source of inspiration for the first time.