Beijing, China (CNS) – Two-time Olympic gold medalist sprinter, Usain Bolt, wowed the crowd at the Beijing Olympics with not only his speed, but also his fashion sense.
The Jamaican sprinter, who became the first man since Carl Lewis in 1986 to win the 100-meter and 200 meter sprint in one Olympic Game, crossed the finish line in a unique pair of shoes. Bolt wore a pair of bright gold sneakers during his races at the Olympics.
Bolt’s sneakers brought the trend of metallic from the runway to the track. Designers from Prada to Marc Jacobs have shown metallic clothing and accessories as integral parts of their runway looks. Now Bolt has made gold a must have for sports gear.