Akwasi Frimpong


Akwasi Frimpong hoping to get to second Winter Olympics

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Akwasi Frimpong 'broken' after Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics dream hit by Covid

Ghanaian skeleton bob racer Akwasi Frimpong says he is "broken" after a positive coronavirus test effectively ended his hopes of qualifying for the 2022 Winter Olympics. The 35-year-old, who finished 30th on his Olympic debut in Pyeongchang in 2018, revealed he was isolating with mild symptoms after testing positive last week.

Akwasi Frimpong, Ghana's First Skeleton Athlete, Offers NFTs To Raise Funds To Compete In The 2022 Winter Olympics

SALT LAKE CITY (PRWEB) May 22, 2021. Akwasi Frimpong has had a dream and relentless focus to become the first Winter Olympic medalist from Africa. It’s been an arduous journey, from growing up in Ghana to sliding down the ice head first at over 80 mph in the Olympic games. Frimpong, known as The Hope of a Billion, is also an innovator and entrepreneur, and he’s now offering limited edition NFTs to help raise funds, which will give him a realistic shot at winning a medal.

Alumni Akwasi Frimpong promotes positivity in the face of adversity

With a big smile and optimism, UVU alumni and Olympic athlete Akwasi Frimpong addressed a crowd eager to hear his message of resilience. The event, hosted by the African Diaspora Initiative at UVU, capped off a series of Black History Month events on February, 24th. The event was well attended with a variety of student athletes, community members, staff and President Tuminez.