If you think Jamaican Usain Bolt is a fast runner, consider an Aboriginal man who was chasing kangaroos or waterbirds barefoot on a lake edge in south-western NSW about 20,000 years ago. Footprints he left in the mud reveal he was sprinting at 37 kilometres an hour, and still accelerating.
While this is less than the 42 kilometre an hour peak that Bolt, now the world’s fastest man, reaches in his 100 metre race, the Jamaican has the advantage of spiked shoes, a special track, a strict training regime, and money and glory to spur him on.
Bolt was also selected from a pool of the millions of men alive today, says Peter McAllister, author of a new book…Read More
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