Bolt enters space race in zero gravity sprint

first_imgDressed in a spacesuit, Bolt was aboard a zero gravity Airbus as part of an event sponsored by a champagne brand.The plane performed a series of parabolas as Bolt and two other guests experienced a phase of weightlessness for 22 seconds, time for a race to be staged within the cabin.The eight-time Olympic champion and 100m and 200m world record holder called time on his athletics career last year.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Usain Bolt struggled to match his pace of old — albeit in weightless conditions © Mumm/Novespace/AFP / Laurent TheilletPARIS, France, Sep 13 – Jamaican sprint legend Usain Bolt was back on the starting line Thursday — but found it a challenge to stay on his feet in zero gravity conditions aboard an aeroplane.The 32-year-old briefly broke off from his pursuit of a professional football career with Australia’s Central Coast Mariners to travel to France for the event.last_img

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