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Olympic Channel Podcast

Back to Beijing 2008: 10 years after Usain Bolt’s 100m win shook the world

Four-time Olympic medallist, coach, and NBC commentator Ato Boldon remembers Usain Bolt’s incredible world record-breaking performance at Beijing 2008.The Trinidad and Tobago sprint legend has been at the stadium every time Jamaica’s Bolt has broken a record. He says that moment was simply iconic.As we celebrate the 10th anniversary of a race that won’t be forgotten, we spoke to Boldon about Bolt’s untied shoelace, the man who finished second Richard Thompson, and the celebrations that changed the way people think of running forever.The Olympic Channel Podcast comes out every Wednesday. Think like an Olympian. SUBSCRIBE NOW.