Tonight at 9pm Lord Sebastian Coe features on BBC One's Who Do You Think You Are?
Lord Coe is an excellent keynote speaker - high in demand and increasingly so as the Olympics loom ever closer. Tonight, his journey travels from Cheshire to Jamaica and New York in the search for his ancestral links and many surprises along the way.
Lord Coe's journey through life has been varied and incredible - moving from his Gold Medal Olympic success to a career in politics and the victory of the 2012 London Olympics bid. Leadership, motivation and teamwork are very close to his heart.
Lord Coe is increasingly excited by the emerging young Brits in 2011 and looking forward to the challenges of 2012, "They are coming through without being bothered by history. I like the modesty of some of the younger guys. I thought the interview that James Shane gave at the trials was almost reminiscent of the excitement and naivety that we used to have in the late '70s and early '80s."
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