Why It's Almost Impossible to Run 100 Meters In 9 Seconds | WIRED

  • Published on:  Wednesday, November 28, 2018
  • 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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    Why It's Almost Impossible to Run 100 Meters In 9 Seconds | WIRED
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  • Hector Solis

    Hector Solis

     7 hours ago +1

    I can run 100 in 6 sec when my mom says the food is ready

  • Dangai Uku

    Dangai Uku

     15 hours ago

    I can do 75 in 9 seconds on a Track.

  • it's ya boy Sedad

    it's ya boy Sedad

     21 hours ago

    Why is it almost impossible to watch these impossible videos[WIRED]

  • Foreskin Gang

    Foreskin Gang


    I can run twice that distance if I take a dose of Potion of Swiftness.

  • LegendaryOnes



    Barry Allen: heh, gottem'

  • Abdiaziz Duran

    Abdiaziz Duran


    Ronaldo his fast

  • Steven Oliverio

    Steven Oliverio


    My pet cheetah trained me to run 9 seconds on 100 meters we got a race.

  • Oquisho


     2 days ago

    You know what is possible to run 100 meters in 9 seconds?

    Running down a hill.

  • McFlee


     2 days ago +1

    Now I want to run

  • Brady MacPhail

    Brady MacPhail

     2 days ago +2

    “Why it’s almost impossible to run 100 meters in 9 seconds”

    you’ve obviously never had a bee right next to you

  • sparsh.


     2 days ago

    You clearly haven’t been chased by your mom with a chancla.

  • FHW_Mega


     2 days ago

    My friend is the fastest under 15 in england

  • Reem Rameez

    Reem Rameez

     2 days ago

    My best is 13 seconds 100m

  • Zoe Macdonald

    Zoe Macdonald

     3 days ago +2

    Me being a swimmer and ashamed that my 100 meter times are like a minute

  • Gab Israel

    Gab Israel

     3 days ago +1

    Why isnt is Why its possible to run 1,0000000 meters at 1 mili second?

  • John Wick

    John Wick

     3 days ago +1

    Everything is Impossible until someone done it.

  • A - Kuma

    A - Kuma

     3 days ago

    3:04 holy crap, you can actually tell they're just kinda jogging while robbie is running as hard as he can. that's crazy!

  • SonGoku9850


     4 days ago +1

    Baby Zombie: Are you challenging me

  • 1 2

    1 2

     4 days ago

    Why you saying they’re two of the fastest people n earth WRONG

  • Kagushira


     5 days ago

    so actually the faster you get the less force you can put on the ground because your ground contact time gets less ? so same with cars where the air resistance gets isanely high