Bob Champion CBE | The Entertainment Consultancy

Bob Champion is an English former jump jockey, who won the 1981 Grand National on Aldaniti. This earned them that year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year Team Award. His triumph, while recovering from testicular cancer, was made into the film Champions, with John Hurt portraying Champion. The film is based on Champion's book Champion's Story, which he wrote with close friend, racing journalist and broadcaster Jonathan Powell.