Usain Bolt Getting Hit By A Segway Is The Funniest Vine Of Today

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One of the fastest and most athletically gifted men on earth was just taken down by the preferred tool of the super-lazy. Usain Bolt, record-breaking sprinter, was just minding his business after a race at the World Athletics Championships in Beijing when a cameraman on a Segway got a little too close. The man, Song Tao, ran the Segway over a ledge, and it tipped, knocking Bolt to the ground.
Bolt, being an Olympic athlete, didn't just struggle to his feet; he righted himself with a quick backflip. For conspiracy theorists who might think this was some Nancy Kerrigan-style attack, know that Tao has apologized — and he even gave the sprinter some kind of charm for luck. The BBC reports Bolt is taking it in stride (probably long, fast, graceful strides). He said of the incident, "Accidents happen. I have a few cuts, but it is nothing that I have never done to myself in training. I will be all right."

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