Why It's Almost Impossible to Run 100 Meters Bill Gates Breaks Down 6 months ago   14:05

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Usain Bolt is "the world's fastest man" because he has the record for the 100 meter sprint at 9.58 seconds. But could runners go faster? WIRED's Robbie Gonzalez explores the science of extreme sprinting speed.

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Smakk Makk
i got a 8;50 minute mile in P;E and looking at this i now know my place
Lucas Weisser
*Very*
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How fast is Usiam Bolt when he sees the Bus passing by?
Joe Sheppard
When fitness finds that few percent in increased ability and technique it will be possible
Dylan Folse
Matt Boling ran a 9.98 and he’s a high school senior
Dave Otuwa
It's not why his last name is Bolt. What a real word!
acxez knightNite
Someone will do it one day. Just a case of when. Usain Bolt was easing up long before the finish line. When another freak of nature (meant in a good way) comes along it will happen......the perfect athlete, on perfect form, in the perfect race.......boom.
Stuff
I bet Matthew Bowling can
BIG DOSS
Usain boot ran a 8.65 split in the 4x100 meters relay
Naruto Uzumaki
I run 35 km per hour when a cop is chasing me
YusPl4ys
100:10= 10 meters per second
That’s alone is for the most people impossible now do the math with 9 sec..
Strubo 23
Get raheem sterling he might do the trick
Marcus Schaefer
Anyone else feel like sprinting full speed right now?
annihilationHaven
He forgot one thing. Shoe technology. Add some superball shoes and I think we'll see well under 9 seconds. They haven't made shoes illegal have they?
NothingToSay
Fastest man alive is a child somewhere in africa savana
Kayla Young
I’m pokey I do like 17 seconds 😭
Paul Bagnoli
i think 9 seconds is attainable not by the increasing the force but my reducing the amount of muscle fatigue a runner experiences toward the back end of the race and as humans and medicine evolves being able to keep a faster pace for longer is very possible and the increase force being exerted to the ground wouldnt need to be as much more as it would if muscles fatigued as they do now
a r
What is the perfect height bmi and weight for the 100m?
Ginger Bread Man
Nope I'm the fastest in the world
Vikas Kajla
Modi hai to mumkin hai...😂😂
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Bill Gates Breaks Down Why It's Almost Impossible to Run 100 Meters 6 months ago   09:41

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Bill Gates reflects on six important moments from his life and career, from teaching students to program in high school to his relationships with Melinda Gates, Warren Buffett, and Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, who passed away on October 15.

This video was recorded on August 31, prior to Mr. Allen’s passing, and had previously been scheduled for release this week. Bill Gates and WIRED dedicate this video to him.

Bill Gates released the following statement about his friend and colleague on October 15:

“I am heartbroken by the passing of one of my oldest and dearest friends, Paul Allen. From our early days together at Lakeside School, through our partnership in the creation of Microsoft, to some of our joint philanthropic projects over the years, Paul was a true partner and dear friend. Personal computing would not have existed without him.


“But Paul wasn’t content with starting one company. He channeled his intellect and compassion into a second act focused on improving people’s lives and strengthening communities in Seattle and around the world. He was fond of saying, ‘If it has the potential to do good, then we should do it.’ That’s the kind of person he was.

“Paul loved life and those around him, and we all cherished him in return. He deserved much more time, but his contributions to the world of technology and philanthropy will live on for generations to come. I will miss him tremendously.”

--Bill Gates, Co-Founder of Microsoft and Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

Read more about Paul Allen at WIRED.com: https://www.wired.com/story/paul-allen-thought-like-hacker-never-stopped-dreaming/

Read more from Bill Gates on his blog: https://www.gatesnotes.com/About-Bill-Gates/Remembering-Paul-Allen


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