Usain Bolt

“Arguably the most naturally gifted athlete the world has ever seen”
“He has made people stop and rethink what humans are capable of doing."

Name:   Usain St. Leo Bolt,

Date of birth:   August 21, 1986  
Place of birth: Trelawny, Jamaica.
Parents: Wellesley and Jennifer Bolt.
Siblings: brother Sadiki and his sister Sherine.
  * Waldensia Primary, where he first began to show his sprinting potential, running in the annual national primary-schools' meeting for his parish.
  * When he entered William Knibb Memorial High School Bolt continued to focus on other sports, but his cricket coach noticed Bolt's speed on the pitch and urged him to try track and field events.
  * Pablo McNeil, a former Olympic sprint athlete coached Bolt, encouraging him to focus his energy on improving his athletic abilities.
  * Bolt won his first annual high school championships medal in 2001, taking the silver medal in the 200 meters with a time of 22.04 seconds.
  * Because he towered above his peers even then, Bolt was also entered in the high jump event and was a promising fast bowler in cricket before been encouraged to channel his energies on the track.
  * Performing for Jamaica in his first Caribbean regional event, Bolt clocked a personal best of 48.28 s in the 400 meters in the 2001 CARIFTA Games, winning a silver medal.

      * Bolt is the world’s FASTEST MAN
Bolt turned professional in 2004, beginning with the CARIFTA Games in Bermuda.   He became the first junior sprinter to run the 200 m in under twenty seconds, taking the world junior record outright with a time of 19.93 s.
  * Bolt is a three time Laureus   world sportsman of the year wards
  * Bolt has been named the IAAF Male Athlete of the Year four times (2008, 2009, 2011,& 2012.)
  * He has his own clothing line in conjunction with Puma; his own watch made by Hublot; his own headphone range ‘Soul by Usain Bolt’; his own restaurant ‘Tracks & Records’ in Kingston, Jamaica; the...