Usain Bolt: A Latter-day Hermes?

A link to my article on Usain Bolt in Newsweek International this week…

Presenting my article on Usain Bolt which appears in Newsweek International this week…

Jamaica’s Usain Bolt: Is He Still the World’s Fastest Runner?
Jul 16, 2012 1:00 AM EDT
Will lightning strike again in London? Or have the years of fast living finally caught up with the speediest man alive? A close look at the Jamaican record breaker.

The Twitter messages seemed calculated to drive Jamaica frantic. “Driving the black speed today,” Usain Bolt informed his followers as he posted an Instagram image of his chosen vehicle for the day, a 2009 Nissan GT-R. “Nothing but speed for the fastest,” he added. Still, the world-record sprinter could scarcely ignore the fact that the last thing they want is for him to risk yet another smashup in the final days before the 2012 London Games. “I will take it easy lol,” he promised.

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Author: ap

writer, editor and avid tweeter

9 thoughts on “Usain Bolt: A Latter-day Hermes?”

  1. hey Petch,

    I’m not an expert on athletics at all, far from it, but you don’t have to be to write a profile of an athlete…or to comment on the Olympics…but in writing on UB i informed myself by reading and listening to what all the experts had to say…that’s all…

  2. I read your article in Newsweek today and thus came to know about your blog, The article is very well written and am very impressed. Keep up the good work. Zubin from Bangalore

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