Thoughts on Usain Bolt


What can you say? Obvious the time was unreal, but in many ways even more impressive was the margin of victory 0.62 seconds! I think the fact that all of his records have come in WC/OG is also very impressive. No questionable wind, against the best. I am not given to superlatives, but this guy is truly amazing. If he can maintain motivation and stay healthy the shy is the limit. It was interesting to see that he laid it all on the line in the 200m, there was nothing left in the tank on that one. It is difficult to appreciate the concentration and neural fatigue that that occurs to put together a series of races at that level. I also think that what is cool is that he is having fun.

Vern Gambetta

Vern Gambetta

Director at Gambetta Sports Training Systems
Vern is the Director of Gambetta Sports Training Systems. He has been the a conditioning coach for several MLS teams as well as the conditioning consultant to the US Men's World Cup Soccer team. Vern is the former Director of Conditioning for the Chicago White Sox and New York Mets. He has lectured and conducted clinics in Canada, Japan, Australia and Europe and has authored six books and over one hundred articles related to coaching and sport performance in a variety of sports. He has a BA in teaching with a coaching minor and an MA in Education with an emphasis in physical education from Stanford University.
Vern Gambetta


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