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Britain's Ed McKeever wins gold

Updated: August 11, 2012, 11:16 AM ET
Associated Press

WINDSOR, England -- Living up to the billing of "Usain Bolt on Water" is a bit daunting for unassuming British kayaker Ed McKeever.

After all, the reticent man from England's West Country does not put his finger to his lips to quiet any critics that might be lurking. He does not mug for cameras, either.

What he does is win.

On Saturday, McKeever surged to the gold medal in his sport's fastest, newest and most exciting Olympic event. He thrashed and splashed his way to victory ...

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