He's a Jamaican sprinter, regarded as the fastest person who has ever lived. He's the first man at the modern Olympic Games to win six gold medals in sprinting. His personal best of 9.58 seconds in the 100 metres is the fastest ever run. He's Usain Bolt and here are his Top 10 Rules for Success.
1. Do it for yourself He won his first annual high school championships medal in 2001, taking the silver medal in the 200 meters.
2. Compete Performing for Jamaica in his first Caribbean regional event, he clocked a personal best of 48.28 s in the 400 meters.
3. Work hard He made his first appearance on the world stage at the 2001 IAAF World Youth Championships.
4. Be the best ever He's one of only nine athletes to win world championships at the youth, junior, and senior level of an athletic event.
5 . Be confident Along with his teammates, he also set the world record in the 4×100 metres relay.
6. Learn how to lose He was the first to achieve the "double double" of winning 100 m and 200 m titles at consecutive Olympics.
7. Have heroes Although gaining popularity for a sprint double victory at the Beijing Games, he has had more victories as a 200 m runner.
8. Don't get scared easily He is the highest paid athlete ever in track and field.
9. Learn to move on He has been called the world's most marketable athlete.
10. Go outside His achievements in sprinting have earned him the media nickname "Lightning Bolt".