9 December 2013 Last updated at 06:16 GMT

Sports Personality: Leigh Halfpenny says his dreams came true in 2013

During the countdown to the 60th BBC Sports Personality of the Year award on Sunday 15 December, we will be looking at each of the 10 shortlisted contenders.

Sports Personality of the Year contender Leigh Halfpenny says his dreams came true in 2013.

Rugby player Halfpenny helped Wales win the 2013 Six Nations and was named man of the series in the victorious British & Irish Lions tour of Australia, where his 21 points in the deciding third Test was an individual record.

You can vote for this year's BBC Sports Personality of the Year during the BBC1 show on Sunday 15 December, either by phone or online.

This year you can vote online - but you must register to have your say on 15 December. Find out how here.