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45 miles per second is about 7,000 times as fast as Michael Johnson
In other words, it's 6,997 times the speed of Michael Johnson, and the speed of Michael Johnson is 0.0001429 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Michael Duane Johnson) (sprinter; 1967-) (at the Atlanta Olympics, 1996)
Setting a record that stood for 12 years, Michael Johnson ran a 200 m in 0:19.32 for an average speed of 0.006433 miles per second at the 1996 Olympics. Johnson was nicknamed "the Man with the Golden shoes" in recognition of the custom footwear worn during these races — a pair of Nikes with a left size of 10.5 and a right size of 11.
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