We Had Regular People Try To Beat Usain Bolt’s Fastest Time

Moral of the story? It’s hard AF.

Seeing as how Usain Bolt is the fastest man in the world, we had the Olympic gold medalist surprise BuzzFeed employees at our LA office and challenge them to beat his best time.

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Just how fast is that, you ask? Oh, ya know — just a 100 meter sprint in 9.58 seconds or less.

Just how fast is that, you ask? Oh, ya know — just a 100 meter sprint in 9.58 seconds or less.

The Puma ambassador's best time dates back to his 2009 race in Berlin.

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Before the race, Usain gave the group of very stunned staffers a few pro tips:

Before the race, Usain gave the group of very stunned staffers a few pro tips:

1. Arm action is key. You gotta work those arms.
2. You gotta stay focused on the golden end.
3. Try and beat [his] record, which wont happen.

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First up was Liz, who was feeling a bit of pressure but was up for the task:

First up was Liz, who was feeling a bit of pressure but was up for the task:

Unfortunately for her, 23 seconds just wasn't quick enough to beat Usain's fastest time.

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