Usain Bolt Faster Than Lightning

Usain Bolt Faster Than Lightning

'Who's going to stop me from going faster? I'm a phenomenon, a serious competitor – a legend for my generation. Believe me, my time isn't up yet."

Whether you follow athletics, or even sport in general, you will have heard of Usain Bolt. The fastest man on the planet, not just now but ever, Bolt 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, Bolt 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 personality that has made him the most popular sporting figure of our time and a universal celebrity, this is a book that Bolt's millions of fans will love.

Usain Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter widely regarded as the fastest person ever. He is the first man to hold both the 100 metres and 200 metres world records since 1977. Along with his team-mates, he also set the world record in the 4×100 metres relay. He is the reigning Olympic champion in these three events, the first man to win 6 Olympic gold medals in sprinting, and a five-time World champion. He was the first to achieve a -double double' by winning 100m and 200m titles at consecutive Olympics (2008 and 2012), and topped this through the first "double triple" (including 4x100m relays). His 2009 record breaking margin for 100m, from 9.69 (his own previous world record) to 9.58, is the highest since records began.

Usain Bolt Faster Than Lightning
Harper Collins Australia
Author: Usain Bolt
ISBN: 9780007523641
RRP: $29.99



 



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