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Simon Parkin demonstrates his Usain Bolt pose Photo: Meridian

VIDEO: Simon Parkin sprinted to the weather studio to show off his Usain Bolt pose. He has been looking at the model crafted by artist Darrell Wakelam and dozens of youngsters in Dorset.

The life-size model of Usain Bolt in East Dorset Credit: East Dorset Council

Olympic champion Usain Bolt has become a 'role model’ for a generation of fans in East Dorset. To celebrate the most important fortnight in British sporting history, artist Darrell Wakelam and dozens of youngsters from Ferndown have built a life-size model of the Olympic 100m gold-medal winner. Needless to say, they have him striking his world-famous pose!

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