Usain Bolt is the fastest man on earth and there are no second thoughts about it. Usain Bolt also known as ‘Lightning Bolt’ is the greatest athlete of all time. Usain Bolt is the only athlete that can drive people just to watch a 10 second event. Here are Ten Amazing facts about the Fastest Man in the World.
- It is said that it all started with a bet over free lunch, when someone said to Bolt that you cannot beat Ricardo,who was the fastest sprinter and the stakes were raised and the rest is history bolt won and A start was Born.
- Usain Bolt is worth over 60 million dollars and is the 32nd highest paid athlete in the world.
- In 2009 Bolt adopted a cheetah cub named as Lighting Bolt for £10000. He works for wildlife conservation and has his own foundation named as Usain Bolt Foundation in Jamaica that develops and supports young children in their choice of discipline.
- Apart from the fastest man in the world he is good at cricket and there is a famous video in which he hit Chris Gayle for a six.
- He has got his own mobile app known as ‘Bolt’.
- He owns a restaurant in Jamaica. The highlights of the place are 7,000 square feet including a Jamaican fusion menu, multiple bar and lounge areas, ‘hi-tech booth seating’, a retail shop carrying exclusive Brand Bolt products, 45 flat screens for sporting events – including a 20 foot wide screen, and a decor featuring ‘the fundamentals of brand Jamaica’.
- He has covered 100m in less than 9 seconds in the relay event in London when he covered a distance of 100m in 8.70s.
- He is a champion and that’s why he is different, in a event that only last for less than 10 seconds, he has got time to thump his chest before he completes the race.
- It is said that Bolt single-handedly sells out stadiums. In 2012 London Olympics without a doubt the hottest event was the 100m race and the ticket went upto £874 per seat.
- Usain Bolt is so popular that Rumour has it that Mike Barber, a fellow competitor, heard the roar accompanying Bolt’s arrival on-track, and assumed the President had arrived.
These facts makes one thing very clear that a champion is always different and very clear in what he wants to do. Usain Bolt will go down in history as the greatest athletes of all time.