Sunday, 24 October 2010

TELLING HIS 'STORY': Ian Randle Publishers and Usain Bolt host Jamaican launch for sprinter's first book

TALE OF A TRACK STAR: Following the European release of his memoir 9.58 My Story, Jamaican ace sprinter Usain Bolt joined Ian Randle Publishers and a sizeable number of guests at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel on Tuesday for the local celebration of the release of the book, which shares Bolt's journey from humble beginnings in Trelawny to his stint as a promising track sensation to his current rank as the record-shattering fastest human on the planet. During the close to two-hour launch, special presentations were made to members of Bolt's extended family, libraries and such distinguished individuals as former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga and the athlete's coach, Glen Mills. Bolt' s 9.58 My Story is available in local bookstores and via online outlets where books are sold.

HISTORY ON RECORD: Former Jamaican Prime Minister Edward Seaga is presented with a copy of 9.58: My Story

FIRM GRIP: A presentation was also made to renowned sports administrator Ali McNab

FOR YOU, COACH: Glen Mills accepts his copy of Bolt's autobiography.

ALL IN THE FAMILY: Usain Bolt poses for photos with members of his extended family.

AUTOGRAPH MAN: Broadcaster extraordinaire Fae Ellington gets her copy signed.


  1. Keep up the good work Usain and keep reaching for the 'stars'. You are a great example of what hard work and dedication really means.

  2. Gosh! This guy doesnt stop..... He's even winning when he's off the track.

  3. he is the best thats all i can say keep it up

  4. I would like my copy signed too, how can I get this done.

  5. The fastest man has a book published - wonder how fast i can read it ?