They are among the greatest athletes. Role models for the stars of tomorrow. Great sources of inspiration. They are the ones an entire sport looks up to. But they, too, started small in order to be big today. We'll show you the path of pole vault world champion Sam Kendricks, the fastest Swiss woman of all time Mujinga Kambundji, sprint world champion Noah Lyles, long hurdles world record holder Dalilah Muhammad and her young discipline colleague Rai Benjamin, who as a 22-year-old ran to third place in the all-time world best list at Weltlkasse Zürich.