The World’s Fastest Man ambled into a heaving club called Fiction in Kingston, Jamaica, just after 2.30 last Sunday morning. Usain Bolt showed none of the blistering speed which has made him an outrageous phenomenon.
The Olympic and world champion in both the 100m and 200m, who has swept aside preconceptions about how fast a human might run, strolled through the booming waves of sound so coolly he might have been on his way to pick up an early edition of the Sunday Gleaner.
“I’m now on a six-week programme to get into shape because my main goal is to stay unbeaten this year. I saw [fellow Jamaican] Asafa Powell in training and he’s looking good. But this year I want to take it as easy as possible.
Of course, if I need to run as fast as 9.5 to stay unbeaten I have to do it. But if I just have to run 9.9 to win every race, then that’s what I want – because next year is different. I have to get back to 9.5 next year.”…..Read More