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Decorated sprinter Usain Bolt shares his secret to success: video games

Good morning. I'm A Martinez. With eight Olympic gold medals on his shelf, Usain Bolt is the fastest sprinter on the planet and one of the most accomplished athletes of all time. His secret? Hard work, dedication and video games. Bolt tells the BBC he loved games so much as a kid that he'd sometimes even skip training just to head to a store to play video games. He says gaming helped develop his competitive spirit. And I'll bet he beat everyone to the store to play. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.
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Usain Bolt, Retired Jamaican Sprinting Superstar, Inks Esports Team Ownership Deal

Eight-time Olympic gold medalist Usain Bolt, and WYLDE, a young esports organization, is announcing a new partnership. According to Forbes, Bolt has reportedly become a co-owner of the Dublin, Ireland-based entity, which stands for “What You Love Doing Esports.” According to WYLDE, it proudly promotes its “deep roots in the Caribbean,” while its teams and players come from countries like France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Spain and more.
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Usain Bolt enters esports as co-owner of WYLDE

Usain Bolt is running in a new direction, as the Jamaican sprinting champion became a co-owner of Irish esports organization WYLDE on Wednesday. Bolt will be actively involved efforts to grow WYLDE's brand, the company announced. The two-year-old organization currently fields teams in Rainbow Six Siege, Valorant, Rocket League and FIFA.
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