Jamaica’s, Usain Bolt has joined the growing number of famous public figures who have accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
Bolt nominated Minister of Youth and Culture, Lisa Hanna, Olympic and World Championship medallist Warren Weir and singer, Chris Martin.
The Olympic and World Champion reached out to other Jamaican celebrities on Instagram on Sunday August 17.
The ice bucket challenge has been going viral across Facebook and Twitter. It’s being used to raise money for ALS.
Participants have 24 hours to donate US$100 to fight ALS or dump a bucket of water over their heads.
They must record themselves in continuous footage.
People who complete the challenge can nominate three others to take part.
Bolt shared his ice bucket challenge video on Instagram saying : “I accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge from Asafa Powell, Jordin and Aj Nakash. I nominate Warren Weir, Lisa Hanna and Chris Martin, you have 24 hours to accept this challenge.” Powell nominated Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce who accepted the challenge.
Up until Sunday evening, only Weir had accepted Bolt’s challenge. Weir nominated Liverpool Striker, Raheem Sterling.
Meanwhile, Hanna and Martin have until 10 am on Monday, August 18, to accept the challenge.