Kevin Hart Beat Usain Bolt in a Race—But There Was a Catch

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Photograph courtesy of Instagram/usainbolt

The funnyman and the fastest man in the world toed off for a race on the beach

Kevin Hart has just proclaimed himself the fastest man in the world after beating Usain Bolt in a 100-meter dash. There’s just one small catch, which is that Hart was given a 30-meter head start. A minor detail!

The legendary sprinter shared an Instagram video of Hart breaking the tape against him, and it’s pretty hilarious.

The race was part of an ongoing “feud” between Hart and Bolt through PokerStars, which has featured the two men going head-to-head in various poker challenges since June of last year. The race was part one of a two-part “finale,” the second part being a poker match between Hart and Bolt.

The video opens with their official — the world’s number one poker player, Daniel Negreanu — explaining that the two would race down the beach, and to make it fair, Hart would be given a 30-meter head start.

“Makes sense,” Hart says.

“That doesn’t make sense,” Bolt interjects.

“Just give me my 30 meters, and let me do what I do best and kick your ass,” Hart responded.

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