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GHA
Akwasi Frimpong

Akwasi Frimpong

Main Info

Country:
Ghana
Birthdate:
11.02.1986
Discipline:
Skeleton
Website:
https://youtube.com/user/AkwasiFrimpong1
Height:
172 cm
Weight:
82 kg
Year Began Competition:
2016
Year National Team:
2016
Personal Coach:
Sergey Chudi
National Coach:
Zach Lund
Sled Manufacturer:
Schneider
Occupation:
entrepreneur
Favorite Athlete:
Michael Johnson
Former Sporting Career:
100 and 200 meters sprint
National Federations:
GHA Ghana
NED Netherlands


Do you have a favourite motivational quote?
Akwasi, what you need for success is already in you, it's a matter of believing in yourself, having the will to work hard, and to never giving up.
Who was the most influential person in your sporting career?
Sammy Monsels, a two time summer olympian for the Netherlands. He recruited me in track and field when I was 15 years old. When I was 17 he made me Dutch junior champion in the 200m sprints. believed I could one day become an Olympian with discipline and hardwork.
What’s your next/biggest goal in your sport?
To qualify for Beijing 2022.
Do you have an advice/good hint for young athletes who want to try out bobsleigh/skeleton?
Take your time to progress, be a sponge. Take notes, watch others slide and learn from them. And don't be afraid to try different things to see what works best for you.
What ist he one thing you always do after a good performance?
Have an Almond Magnum ice cream

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