Attributes of a Hero

I have come up with five different criteria determined to be the most important attributes of a sporting hero, and they are used in the rating of heroes. As part of the analysis, and to rank the importance of the five criteria, you can tell me how important each of the criteria is using the survey below. See also the discussion about What Makes a Hero.

Here are my five criteria of being a hero, and a description of what they mean. Use the stars to rate each point. Click on the stars to give a rating from 1 to 5 on how important you think each criteria is for a hero, using the rating scale. Answer to the best of your knowledge. The averages will be shown after you vote.

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NOTE: this table has recently been reset due to a database problem, so the ratings may be unreliable until more votes are cast.

Hero Criteria Description Ratings
SKILL How important is it for a sporting hero to be very skillful in their chosen sport?
CHARACTER How important is it for sporting heroes to act as good role-models?
FAMILY How important is it for a sporting hero have good family relationships and relate well with people?
CHARITY WORK How important is it for a sporting hero to give back to the community?
POPULAR CULTURE How important is it for a true sporting hero to be bigger than sport, and well known outside of just the fans?


Your ratings are recorded and counted as you click. Thanks to everyone for giving your opinion. You may leave a comment below if you wish.

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