Tag: sports

The Fastest Man in the World

Books

I’ve just started reading “The Perfection Point,” by John Brenkus — host of ESPN’s Sport Science. The first chapter calculates the maximum speed for the 100-meter sprint. Using the actual performance of Beijing Olympic championship runner Usian Bolt of Jamaica¬†as a starting point, Brenkus arrives at a theoretical maximum fastest time of 8.99 minutes. Of […]