ESPN 100: No. 1 -- Lightning Strike

Aug. 16 2009

Updated: December 4, 2009, 1:31 PM ET
ESPN The Magazine
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This story appears in the Dec. 14 issue of ESPN The Magazine.

Usain Bolt outran the world again, shattering his own records in the 100 and 200 meters at the world championships in Berlin. Tyson Gay, who set an american mark in the 100, describes what it' s like to get a close-up view to history.