Ussain Bolt is a Jamaican Sprinter, five-time World and three-time Olympic gold medalist. With the approach of the 2012 Olympic games coming up it seemed like the perfect opportunity to make a sculpture of this iconic figure. The pose comes from the stance Ussain has adopted after a race, (His world record breaking run in New York City, was preceded by a lightning storm prompting the press to make puns on his name, nicknaming him “Lightning Bolt”).