publication date: Sunday, August 17, 2008 (part of Round XXXV)

category: Sports

clue: When you hear a thunderclap in a particular Caribbean nation, it's probably this sprinter breaking another record.

explanation: Jamaica-born Bolt, nicknamed "Lightning Bolt," was a sprinter who held several speed records when this goo was published. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Justin Woods, Matthew Preston, Richard Slominsky, Joanna Woods, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Erik Bates, Amy Austin, Jerry Mathis, Tony Peters, Megan Baxter, Walter Chesser, Shawn Brandt, Jason Evans, JB Brenner, and Samuel Franklin

trivia: Scott hoped some players would identify Bolt by the partially-visible Jamaican flag behind him.

Olympics Week 2008 This goo was part of Olympics Week 2008.



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