I am sure we all know who the fastest man in the world is, the third fastest being after superman and flash.
He is on every lip at the moment, and to imagine he is just turning 23.
Over the past year, usain has become a global brand.
Usain Bolt is a Jamaican sprinter
Born 21 August 1986 in Sherwood Content, a small town in Trelawny, Jamaica, and grew up with his parents, Jennifer and Wellesley Bolt, his brother Sadeeki, and his sister Sherine.
His parents ran the local grocery store in the rural area, and Bolt spent his time playing cricket and football in the street with his brother,later saying, "When I was young, I didn’t really think about anything other than sports".
As a child, he attended Waldensia Primary and All-age School, and it was here that he first began to show his sprinting potential, running in the annual national primary-schools' meeting for his parish.By the age of twelve, Bolt had become the school's fastest runner over the 100 metres distance.
Nickname: Lightening Bolt
Bolt holds the world records for the 100 metres at 9.58 seconds, the 200 metres at 19.30 seconds and, along with his teammates, the 4x100 metres relay at 37.10 seconds.
Bolt holds the Olympic record in the 100 meters at 9.69 seconds. Bolt also became the first man to win all three events at a single Olympics since Carl Lewis in 1984, and the first man in history to set world records in all three at a single Olympics. Bolt made himself known by winning the 200 m gold medal at the 2002 World Junior Championships, making him the competition's youngest-ever gold medalist.
In 2004, at the CARIFTA Games, Bolt became the first junior sprinter to run the 200 m in under 20 seconds with a time of 19.93 s, breaking Roy Martin's world junior record by two-tenths of a second. Bolt also set competition records at a number of other junior events.
Bolt turned professional in 2004 but missed most of his first two seasons due to injuries; he was eliminated in the first round of the 200 m heats at the 2004 Summer Olympics. In 2007, Bolt beat Don Quarrie's 200 m Jamaican national record with a run of 19.75 s. In May 2008, Bolt set his first 100 m world record with a time of 9.72 s, Bolt improved the 100m world record to 9.58 seconds to win his first World Championship gold medal in what was the largest ever margin of improvement in the 100 m world record since the beginning of electronic timing.
He was named the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year for 2009.
Bolt also loves dancing, regarded as a laid back person .He is currently dating Mizicann Evans: they both met and became friends at a track meet aged 13, and became a couple in 2004.
Bolt's Jamaican track and field idols include Herb McKenley and, former Jamaican 200 m record holder, Don Quarrie. Michael Johnson, the former 200 m world and Olympic record holder, is also held in high esteem by Bolt.