Millennials are putting Africa back on the map as Akwasi Frimpong, a Dutch-Ghanaian sprinter, bobsledder, and skeleton athlete is ready to make history as the first Ghanaian athlete to represent Ghana in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. With eagle eyed determination, burning desire, love for country, personal pride, untiring passion backed with high focus and a win win mindset to represent Ghana at the most creditable and praiseworthy sporting events in the world.
With his ability to mold a steady path with pointed focus like laser intertwined with unconditional love for his passion and uninterrupted puissance he earned for himself 4 bronze, 4 silver, and 8 gold medals at various local and international sport events. His hunger for passion won him the cognomen “Golden Sprint”.
There are millions of job opportunities out there but Akwasi found and made name for himself in the sporting world by successfully representing Ghana in several local and international sports events, including the Great West Indoor Championships. He hopes to change the sporting history for Ghana by competing in the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
In addition to being an athlete with high media value, Akwasi is also an entrepreneur and a public speaker who has inspired hundreds and thousands of individuals throughout his career.
Johan Cruyff Institute in Netherlands took absolute control over the affairs of the skeleton bobsledder athlete and motivational speaker, molded his talent and helping him become the successful entrepreneur and athlete that he is today.
His skill, speed, and strength earned him a place on the Dutch Bobsled team back in 2013. Now, he hopes to compete at an Olympic level under the banner of the Ghana Bobsled and Skeleton federation, established by Frimpong himself. Representing both the Netherlands and Ghana, the road to the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics has been diligently paved by him.
(Written By: John Claude Tamakloe)