Where could your talent take you?

Have you got what it takes to be the best? British Airways’ Great Britons programme is looking for talented individuals and groups who need help to get to the top – and the prizes are flights all over the world

Let Great Britons change your life

The latest winners of British Airways’ Great Britons programme have won flights to Sydney and Montreal to help them to realise their dreams

Shooting to the top

Have you got what it takes to be the best? Top pistol shooter Georgina Geikie has and she’s determined to be on the podium at the London 2012 Olympic Games

Winning ways: these lucky people will be pursuing their dreams

Could you be the next winner?

One man on a bike, from Argentina to Alaska

In June, English teacher Simon Perry embarks on a 19,000-mile charity cycle ride from the bottom of Argentina to the top of Alaska

Nostalgia, romance and an award-winning short film

Filmmaker Luke Snellin, 24, hopes to win flights to New York so he can promote his award-winning short film, Mixtape

Marketing multi-touch technology

Entrepreneur Ralph Cochrane wants to go to LA to market the multi-touch technology produced by his company, www.touch-it.com

'Growing her own': the green-fingered Anna Greenland

Anna Greenland, 28, is passion about ‘growing her own’ and has won a place on a top horticultural course in America

Going for gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games

Trampolinist Laura Gallagher, 20, has just given up her job to train full time, with the goal of going for gold at The London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games

Snowboarding success: the British Junior Champion Jamie Barrow is racing ahead

Snowboarder Jamie Barrow, 17, has been the British Junior Champion at Boardercross for the last two years, but needs sponsorship to keep him at the top.

Delivering emergency aid to disasters all over the world

Husband-and-wife team Huw and Carolyn Thomas are preparing for a 10,000-mile tandem bike ride in aid of ShelterBox, a Cornish charity that delivers emergency aid to disasters all over the world

A foreign affair - bringing young people and politics together

Essex student Joe Bennett, 16, wants to attend the Global Young Leaders Conference in America this summer with three other students and a teacher from his school.

Public vote to choose the next Great Briton winner!

These are the eight finalists for the latest stage of the British Airways’ Great Britons programme – now it’s up to you to vote for a winner

Dancing all the way to Moscow

If you think you’ve got what it takes to be the best, and you dream of visiting a place that could change your career, you could be a British Airways Great Briton

Winning ways: the London Rollergirls Roller Derby team

Lorna Brown and her team are off to prove they've got what it takes to be the best against the top players in the USA
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