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Bird? Plane? No, Usain Bolt’s latest publicity stunt

By Associated Press

September 12, 2018 at 12:36 PM

BUSSY-LETTREE, France — Was it a bird? A plane?

No, Usain Bolt’s latest publicity stunt.

The eight-time Olympic gold medalist took a zero-gravity flight over France on Wednesday, courtesy of a champagne producer.

Taking a break from his efforts to become a professional soccer player, Bolt said he felt like a “kid in a candy store” after spending about four minutes floating and joking around in near-weightless conditions.

Aboard the Airbus A310 plane, the 32-year-old Jamaican caught a free-floating globule of champagne in his mouth and ran in low-gravity conditions.

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Olympics

Bird? Plane? No, Usain Bolt’s latest publicity stunt

By Associated Press

September 12, 2018 at 12:36 PM

BUSSY-LETTREE, France — Was it a bird? A plane?

No, Usain Bolt’s latest publicity stunt.

The eight-time Olympic gold medalist took a zero-gravity flight over France on Wednesday, courtesy of a champagne producer.

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