The Upcoming Usain Bolt Documentary Delves Into The Psyche Of The Fastest Man On Earth

The sprinter admits he gets nervous in I Am Bolt

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What is life like when you're the fastest man in the world? The new trailer for I Am Bolt, a documentary about the infamous Jamaican sprinter gives you some idea.

The documentary is filmed at the Beijing World Championships, Rio Olympics, London Olympics at Bolt's home in Jamaica and uses old footage of the runner. We see a glimpse of his rigorous training sessions from ice baths to sunrise starts. An idea of who the superhuman athlete really is comes from interviews with Bolt's friends, coaches and his parents who explain that he's never been able to sit down and would always be climbing around.

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I Am Bolt also delves into the psyche of the athlete away from the larger than life character we see on screen. Bolt admits he gets nervous before races asking, "Every year I worry, am I still fast?" Which might sound pretty laughable for a man who can run 100 metres in under 10 seconds but makes him seem just a bit more human.

Off the track Bolt has gained attention for his nightclub appearances, hilarious press conferences and other extra-curricular activities. This side to him is in there too with a shot of a girl twerking in front of him and Bolt captaining a speedboat in a vest reading "Super Rich Kid." 

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Usain said of the film's released that, "My aim with making this film is to show people how my life really is… What I've been through to get me where I am today, the ups and the downs, and an insight into what I am thinking and feeling."

You'll have to wait until 28 November to see exactly what it is he's thinking.

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