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hero

noun brave person, celebrity, champion, conquering hero, conqueror, decorated hero, deity, demigod, fearless soldier, fighter, folk hero, god, goddess, great man, great woman, guardian, heroine, highest type, ideal type, idol, immortal, luminary, man of courage, man of valor, martyr, master, megastar, model, notable, paragon, perfect type, person who serves as a shining example, phoenix, pillar of the community, protector, soldier, stalwart, star, superhero, superstar, tiger, valiant knight, warrior
Associated concepts: Good Samaritan laws
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There are six categories - Local Hero, Caring Hero, Public Sector Hero, Young Community Hero, Sports Hero and Community Project.
The day that Jeff Sipos was chosen as the Sports Hero, he was enroute on his 25-day, 3,200-mile bicycle trip from San Diego, California to Charleston, South Carolina.
Range boss Michele Jobling said: "Not only is he the No1 sports hero, he is also a great style icon and role model.
The club has 20 volunteer coaches, several of whom are worthy of nomination for either the Sports Hero award or - if they work for the council or for the emergency services - for the Public Sector category.