Just like any kid, this incredible athlete struggled with waking up for school, anxiety, and self-doubt… but he was also heavy with the weight of his country’s hopes and dreams for international glory.
The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro is an incredibly exciting time in track and field history, as Usain Bolt vies for a three-peat of his extraordinary wins in the 100m and 200m races. The world’s fastest man developed a lighthearted approach to racing early on life, as chronicled by the adorable and heartwarming video short below.
Oscar-winning animation studio Moonbot Studios chronicles the inspirational tale of Bolt’s rise to international stardom from his childhood in Jamaica through his career as a decorated Olympic athlete. Just like any kid, Bolt struggles with waking up for school, anxiety, and self-doubt, but he’s also heavy with the weight of his country’s hopes and dreams for national glory. A little bit of wisdom and motherly advice reminds him of his naturally carefree, joyful attitude as an athlete and as a person – and inspired me, too!SKM: below-content placeholder