The Jamaican runner Usain Bolt’s records are found to be the greatest athletic achievements of all time. The World Championship awards and the 9 consecutive Olympic gold medals are just some of his legendary achievements. He is the fastest sprinter and has massive admirers around the world. He is considered to be an idol like Pele and Muhammad Ali. ‘I Am Bolt’ is a dynamic presentation of the engaging and consistent portrait of the superstar of the track. Even though at times there is a feel of commendatory, the movie has many heartfelt moments that successfully workouts sentiments. The movie is sure to thrill and excite millions of his fans around the world.
Bolt’s track life began from his rural high school’s running track. He once said that he used to compete with his fellow runners anticipating a free lunch from them and his best friend back then, Nugent “NJ” Walker, is his manager now and one of the producers of the film. He earned his first gold medal at the 2002 World Junior Championships for the 200-meters when he was just 15. Bolte then started his full-time training which led him to the Jamaican national team.
After 2004, he became a pro and qualified for numerous regional and world competitions. But he had to put in a lot of hard work to earn a place in the 2008 Beijing summer games Jamaican Olympic team. He won gold for both the 200-meter race and 100-meter race as well as for his position in the 100-meter relay team.
Usain Bolt has a wonderful personality both on and off the track. He is filled with unlimited fun and offers boundless enthusiasm for his hardcore fans. The film portrays the amount of dedication he has put in to establish such a successful career and his success in the Olympics brought him long-lasting success, which boosted his competitiveness. Bolt has made it clear that he is afraid to lose at any point and takes his failures very personally.
Leg injuries have given him repeated bad times in his career and have also kept him away from competitions occasionally. Glen Mills, who has been his coach for a long time, gets him back on track with his motivation and training. Sometimes Bolt had to take immense physical therapy from a German sports-medicine clinic.
The co-directors of the movie ‘I am Bolt’ Gabe Turner and Benjamin Turner, use a combination of original footage, broadcast, and archival in the storytelling. The clips of the competition are highly thrilling and the off-track movie scenes explain the real-life of Bolt which attracts millions of admirers. When out of training and competition, Bolt wishes to take a break to enjoy a long vacation or to have a drink or some junk food. He has himself shot footage in which he speaks openly about his thoughts. But a curious factor in the movie is that it does not include a love interest even though Bolt is very busy in his career to maintain a long relationship.