Faster than Lightning: My Autobiography by Usain BoltThe autobiography of the fastest man of all time and a superstar whose talent and charisma have made him one of the most famous people on the planet.
Whether you know Athletics or not, and even whether you know sport or not, chances are you know Usain Bolt. The fastest man on the planet, not just now but ever, Usain has won the hearts of people everywhere with his mind-blowing performances and his infectious charisma – uniting supporters around the world.
In this, his full autobiography, Usain tells his story in his own words: from humble beginnings in Jamaica, to international stardom at Beijing and on to the new heights of superstardom he has reached since lighting up London 2012.
Full of the charm and charisma that has made him the most popular sporting figure of our time and a universal celebrity, this is a book that Usain’s millions of fans will love.
Baugh, who died on September 1 at the age of 78, was accorded an official funeral by the Government. Without a doubt, Dr. His athletic prowess and remarkable world record breaking performances in both the and metres sprints have left the world in awe. At the Olympic Games held in Beijing, China, Bolt wrote a new page in history when he became the first and only athlete to topple three Olympic and world records at the same Games. Usain Bolt set a new time of 9. He further clocked
Sign in. Usain Saint Leo Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter. Regarded as the fastest human being ever timed, he is the first man to hold both the metres and metres world records since fully automatic time became mandatory. He is the reigning World and Olympic champion in these three events. Bolt gained worldwide popularity for his double sprint victory at the Beijing Olympics in world record times. He later became the first man at the modern Olympic Games to win six gold medals for sprinting. He was the first to win consecutive Olympic m and m titles and
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Sprinter Usain Bolt, the world's fastest man, holds the world record for both the and meter sprints since fully automatic time became mandatory. He also holds the world record as part of the 4 x relay. This Jamaican-born sprinter is now retired but definitely has not been forgotten. His full name is Usain St. Leo Bolt. He grew up with hisparents, who ran a local grocery store, and brother and sister. As a child, Usain enjoyed playing sports such as cricket and football.
Usain Bolt , in full Usain St. Leo Bolt , born August 21, , Montego Bay , Jamaica , Jamaican sprinter who won gold medals in the metre and metre races in an unprecedented three straight Olympic Games and is widely considered the greatest sprinter of all time. He developed a deep affection for the European football soccer teams Real Madrid and Manchester United , but his school coaches steered him toward track and field. Bolt first marked himself as a track prodigy at the world junior championships. At age 16 Bolt cut the junior age 19 and under metre world record to However, hampered by a hamstring injury, he failed to advance beyond the metre heats at the Olympics in Athens, Greece , and placed last in the world track-and-field championships final. At 6 feet 5 inches 1.