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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  • Nick Xereas

    Nick Xereas

     2 hours ago

    This ain’t true nothing’s impossible

  • BreuckelensFinest


     2 hours ago

    Must you vocal fry your voice? Not a good look for men. This is a woman thing!

  • 佛主


     16 hours ago

    That's why I was wondering why I couldn't run faster and cross below 9m/s.


  • Frost wolf Gamer

    Frost wolf Gamer

     17 hours ago

    Shaggy can do it in 3.4 seconds and that’s using 0.89% power

  • Jesse Barron

    Jesse Barron


    Why it’s almost impossible to find out why the almost impossible Channel thinks everything is almost impossible

  • Sander Alphen

    Sander Alphen


    No one use miles. It is a stupid measurement same as feet. My feet, your feet baby feets. So dumb

  • valen tin

    valen tin

     3 days ago

    say in km you stupid comment, not in miles cause 90% of Europe use km...

  • Cucumber


     5 days ago +1

    Not trynna brag but I can run 500 metres in 7 seconds

  • Julian


     6 days ago

    I feel like its possible to run 100m in 9 seconds, whenever I take out my trash at my apartment complex during midnight.

  • Renyx Ghoul & God Slayer

    Renyx Ghoul & God Slayer

     6 days ago

    Should invite Bolt and Fraser Price

  • xavi xavi

    xavi xavi

     6 days ago

    I ran 100 m in 9 seconds flat. However everyone said the timekeeper had made some mistake.

  • Julio Defreitas

    Julio Defreitas

     6 days ago

    If Mr Bolt made babies with the perfect match, then it will be possible to run 9 seconds.

  • StarTrap


     6 days ago

    Me: 5,8 ft
    Bolt: 6,5 ft and more
    Bolt: just try you will sucseed
    Me: My hight wont let me

  • Luis


     7 days ago

    WhY iS iMpOssIble To rUn 1 miLe iN 2 sEcoNdS

  • Kevin CinnamonToast

    Kevin CinnamonToast

     7 days ago

    50,000 years ago on the plains of africa some ostrich hunter ran a 8.85 second 100 meters. We are bitches.

  • Sajad Alatabi

    Sajad Alatabi

     7 days ago

    9.46 seconds is my current limit

  • Eduardo Rizo

    Eduardo Rizo

     7 days ago

    The flash : bursts into laughter
    The flash : that’s nothing

  • Fab Five

    Fab Five

     7 days ago

    Running a marathon in 2 hrs was impossible too.

  • Fab Five

    Fab Five

     7 days ago

    I believe bolt could do it if he didn't slow down at the end

  • Michigan Wolverine in Austin

    Michigan Wolverine in Austin

     7 days ago

    Next up...Why it's almost impossible to run the mile in under three minutes!