The last two years have been filled with glory for sprinter Tori Bowie. But success hasn’t always come as easy as the 2017 100 meter World Champion made it look this summer in London.

In a recent interview with the BBC, Tori revealed how where she came from has propelled her to be the fastest woman in the world.

“To become a champion, I’ve learned that you have to have the work ethic and you have to have the confidence. You have to believe in yourself when no one else believes in you.”

Listen to the whole interview below: