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Usain Bolt racing against astronauts in zero-gravity is out of this world

Usain Bolt may be the fastest man in the world, but what about outside of it?

Ok, so we might not quite have the answer to that, but this will go some way to helping us solve one of life’s great questions.

The eight-time gold medal winner tested himself out – well, as much as a marketing campaign can allow – by racing a pair of astronauts in a zero-gravity flight whilst on an Airbus A310 in France.

Bolt appeared to well and truly enjoy the experience, which came as he attempts to rebrand himself as a professional footballer with Australian football club, the Central Coast Mariners.

Many in the football community doubt the champion sprinter will be successful in his bid to make such a switch at the age of 32.

And sure, doing this kind of thing (which had been organised long ago) whilst in the middle of a trial to determine whether he will win a contract probably isn’t the smartest decision.

But if he can get into space (sorry) – we can’t imagine there are too many defenders that would be thrilled at having to chance him down.

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